Monthly Archives: July 2012

Woodchuck 2, Peas 0

Second crop of peas eaten by the woodchucks this season. Maybe I will get some chickens to attract a few coyotes and fox into the area, protect the chickens with an electric fence and when the woodchuck are naturally eradicated … Continue reading

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Raising Chickens

So you think you want to raise a few chickens in the backyard. Chickens make good outside pets, it can be a rewarding hobby, provides food for the table and also provides a good source of compost for the garden. … Continue reading

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Japanese Beetles

I never grew dried beans before this season. We use beans in soups, stews and as a side like we did last night with steamed broccoli and mesquite smoked sage and roasted garlic sausages. We like beans. The last couple … Continue reading

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We attended Le Festival du Jazz de Montréal in early July and although not particular jazz fans we had a thoroughly enjoyable time. We have attended the last few years and find that we go more for the food and beverage … Continue reading

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Killer Chickens

Joey Cresta published an article on page A4 in the July 1 Seacoast Sunday titled Doctor: chicken keepers need to beware. The article said “Dr. Marilyn Svihovec, an applied kinesiologist who operates a practice out of her home on South Road in … Continue reading

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