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Liz Writes Life 9-19-17

September 19, 2017 Liz Writes Life Published in Siskiyou Daily News, Yreka, CA It was nice to enjoy the beginnings of autumn, last week, with the mornings turning cooler. Several folks reported frost or 30 degrees here in the valley, … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Live 9-12-17

September 12, 2017 Liz Writes Life Published in Siskiyou Daily News, Yreka, CA Why do all the garden vegetables get ripe at the same time? In two days, I picked nine cantaloupes, two buckets of lemon cucumbers and the three … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 9-5-17

Sept. 5, 2017 Liz Writes Life Published in Siskiyou Daily News, Yreka, CA Sometimes, smoke is so thick, it seems like you could cut it with a knife! Ugh! This is bad. Reminds me of the long-siege of inversion-layer during … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 8-29-17

Aug. 29, 2017 Liz Writes Life Published in Siskiyou Daily News, Yreka, CA This just in: Talked to Ray Haupt, our Dist. 5 Siskiyou Co. Supervisor, yesterday morning before my deadline. He is in direct contact with the fire incident … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 8-22-17

Aug. 22, 2017 Liz Writes Life Published in Siskiyou Daily News, Yreka, CA Garden musings in the dog days of summer — The green beans have been producing well. I blanched enough for four pint-sized plastic bags that went into … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 8-15-17

Aug. 15, 2017 Liz Writes Life Published in Siskiyou Daily News, Yreka, CA Two Early Girl tomato plants, outside of the cold frame, made a liar out of me as they have each produced more than a handful of ripe … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 8-8-17

August 8, 2017 Liz Writes Life Published in Siskiyou Daily News, Yreka, CA Garden Started picking green beans last week and made four more quarts of dill pickles. The two pumpkin plants are spreading out and trying to cover up … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 8-1-17

Aug. 1. 2017 Liz Writes Life Published in Siskiyou Daily News, Yreka, CA Finally, the zucchini are starting to grow more than four-inches long. The plants look good, but I decided to give one plant a shot of Miracle Gro … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 7-25-17

July 25, 2017 Liz Writes Life Published in Siskiyou Daily News, Yreka, CA She was sitting on the highest wire of the new deer-fence extension that Jack built. Knowing she might be skittish, I began talking in a soft voice … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 7-18-17

July 18, 2017 Liz Writes Life Published in Siskiyou Daily News, Yreka, CA Yep, I shouldn’t try to predict the weather. I just checked accu weather and NOAA – both show it will cool down a bit this week and … Continue reading

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