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Monthly Archives: June, 2014

Strawberries, A Jalopy and Grandpa Floyd

Is there anything better than a fresh-picked Michigan strawberry? A morning spent at a U-Pick strawberry farm is a June tradition throughout the state. There is usually a family owned farm close by that isn’t hard to find. Every June, mom and dad would back us kids up for a vacation near Alpena. We stayed …

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Gardening in Small Spaces

There is dirt in my blood as well as under my fingernails. I come by it honestly; there are generations of gardeners in my family tree. Mom always had a big garden and my brothers and I could help ourselves to anything growing in it or in the orchard anytime we wanted. She taught me …

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