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About Garden Reflections

A Lover of Nature, Filled with Gratitude for my Husband, Family, Friends, Dog, Gardens and Chickens~

East Coast Harchut Farms

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Well, after ten months, Grandpa and I found our new Harchut Farms. We are so grateful to you, your mom and your dad for sharing your home with all of us during the search. Those memories will be added to … Continue reading

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Mid-April Plantings and June-July Gifts

We heard from the east coast gardeners: “beware of the tomato police; no plantings prior to Mother’s Day!”. We did not abide and we planted. Boy did we plant! Well, truth be told, we did experience a couple of frost … Continue reading

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Remembering Nana

Today, July 16, 2017 would have been Nana’s 76th birthday. She passed on June 22, 2017. May she be free from suffering. She was loved.

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Cherry Blossoms

The blooms on the cherry trees are announcing springtime in spite of the cold snap and hard rain we recently had. I will always treasure the memory of the afternoon you ran outside to play and wondered what all the … Continue reading

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Garden Club

Tuesday afternoons are reserved for Garden Club till the middle of November. This club is very popular at your school and the two of you were lucky to be chosen to participate and so was I – as an adult … Continue reading

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The First Grape Harvest

Wow! The five grape vines that Grandpa planted are amazingly abundant this year! There are three Thompson Seedless grapes and two different varieties of red seedless grapes. We had fun munching them right off the vine even though some of … Continue reading

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Summer Harvest

Simply enjoying memories of gardening bliss, harvesting, and sharing the bounty and moments with lifelong friends and family. I am filled with gratitude!

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Annual Ladybug Release

Not only is our tradition of releasing ladybugs on the farm each summer so much fun, it is so beneficial for the orchard and the vegetable gardens. The ladybugs love to munch on aphids and other bugs that are interested … Continue reading

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Kailyn, The Chicken Whisperer

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Both of you are animal lovers and it is obvious to all of the little creatures here at Harchut Farms! πŸΆπŸ“πŸ‡ As I promised, the newest additions to our flock, Aubrey and The Unnamed One are so friendly and they … Continue reading

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Asian Pear Harvest

Here you are with Grandpa harvesting the last of Harchut Farms 2016 Asian Pears. Grandpa Frank woke up early the day before and reached for all of the tallest fruit and left the rest for the three of you to … Continue reading

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