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Preparing for a Winter Storm

There’s a winter storm bearing down on the Finger Lakes region. It’s already snowing out in the Buffalo area so we Finger Lakes dwellers know that in the next six to twelve hours, the storm will probably hit here. There’s no panic at our house as I pull out my recipe book of favorite crockpot…read more

 

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The Great Pumpkin is Gone!

I checked over at Tomion’s Farm Market near Penn Yan, NY and the Great Pumpkin is gone. I inquired about this and I was told that this pumpkin was sold to the highest bidder, right before Halloween. With the passing of Halloween, things have certainly calmed down here in the Finger Lakes. The local stores…read more

 

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Welcome Great Pumpkin!

“It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” is a 1966 American prime time animated television special based upon the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schultz (click here). Most of my readers here in the Finger Lakes weren’t even born as 1966 was fifty years ago. But the sixties were a magical time when people believed…read more

 

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Planting Time in the Finger Lakes

From the time you turn into the driveway of Tomion’s Farm Market in Penn Yan, NY (click here), you know that it is planting time in the Finger Lakes. It’s like looking through a kaleidoscope. Winter’s field colors are now gone, replaced with different shades of green, brown and then dotted by the yellows of…read more

 

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The Harvest Begins in the Finger Lakes

All across the Finger Lakes Region of Upstate New York, one can see all kinds of wagons, carts, and tents springing up along our highways showcasing this year’s harvest of fruits, vegetables, and sweet corn. It’s what we have been waiting for all summer long. First came the planning of our gardens in the winter,…read more

 

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Getting Ahead in the Finger Lakes

Now that we have turned the clocks back an hour for daylight savings time, I’m taking an assessment to see if I am getting ahead or falling further behind in my outdoor work. I’ve still got a couple dozen daffodil bulbs to plant before the ground freezes and several bushes that need a good cutting…read more

 

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