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Neige de printemps

16 Mars 2014 Dimanche (Sunday) 31 F, Snow 14 mph NNE wind Snow. Four days until the arrival of spring and winter is reluctant to release its grip in the Illinois country. We continue to endure the temperature extremes with … Continue reading

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Jardin Potager Weekend, Février 2012

As winter continues its journey, dreams of the upcoming garden season are quickly becoming reality.  Jardin seeds collected throughout the previous growing season are catalogued and set aside, ready for planting as the temperatures begin their steady rise.  New seed … Continue reading

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Août

27 August, Saturday 90 degrees F Partly Sunny, Calm Finally cooler winds swept across the valley floor and some relief arrived for the jardin. A week after the previous post, two-thirds of an inch of rain fell and one could … Continue reading

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Été

4 June, Saturday 95 degrees F Sunny, Light Wind The date does not reflect the true summer season, but the first weekend in June heralds the beginning of the summer for those of us in the Illinois Country. It is … Continue reading

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Trade Faire Gardening

3 April, Sunday 80 Degrees F Sunny, Gusty Winds After a busy weekend enjoying the Fort de Chartres annual Colonial Trade Faire and Rifle/Musket Frolic (sponsored by the Chasseurs du Datchurat), Sunday morning brought bright sunshine and rising temperatures. As … Continue reading

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