Oh, deer!

Oh, deer!

Protecting your garden from free-roaming deer and elk can be a challenge, especially as the summer nears a close and sweet, tender garden greens beckon the beasts to come in for a snack.  Deer gracefully leap over fences lower than 6 feet high, and elk disrespectfully...
Long Sleeves and Grandma’s Pickles

Long Sleeves and Grandma’s Pickles

Driving to La Grande for an early morning meeting, the radio news reporter stated Union County’s average temperature in August was .9 degrees above average. I wondered: Are you talking about our Union County in Oregon, or Union County in New Mexico or...
Nothing says I love you…

Nothing says I love you…

…like garlic breath before 8am. Each year in mid-June we have deliciously decadent garlic scapes available. Chop and add them to stir-fry, or use our famous Garlic Scape Pesto recipe for a flavor-filled spread, topping, or filler. What’s are they?   Simply...