Tag Archives: central Illinois

An Illinois Winery Find

A lovely rainy weekend has set in, doing wonderful things for the garden, but making it difficult to produce the usual report. This gives me an opportunity to tell more about my Labor Day weekend adventures in Illinois. Before I … Continue reading

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A Post from the Midwest

I have been visiting my mother in Illinois the past few days.  Last fall, I was here when farmers were harvesting corn.  This summer, all the corn has grown up and this is what many country roads look like: Here … Continue reading

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Ah, the Harvest!

For me, the harvest involves green beans, tomatoes, eggplant, which I’m getting a lot of right now, okra, chard, kale, squash and the manifold things I’ve mentioned in several years of blogs.  I was in central Illinois recently during their … Continue reading

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