Monthly Archives: October 2011

Trip to Forks of Salmon Post Office meeting

The Forks of Salmon Post Office has been threatened with closure. About 50 customers attended a meeting Oct. 18, 2011 at the Community Club with two Postal officials from Sacramento. They explained the treacherous driving conditions — year round; distance … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 10-11-11

Published Siskiyou Daily News For gardeners fall is an odd time. At least for me, because I am trying to save, cover or pick as much as possible before that “hard” frost hits. I expected it earlier in the week, … Continue reading

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Rainy day 10-4-11

A last glory day before the cold weather hits. When the rain stops in a day or two, it will likely freeze — very hard. That will mark the end of my favorite blue morning glories. I will miss them, … Continue reading

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Photos from 9-30-11

Wow, this dahlia is fabulous. Had over 40 cantaloupes. They snuck up on me and were ripe, when they didn’t look it. Drats. I think this is a jalapeno and I won’t be eating it. The bell peppers did well … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 10-4-11

Published in Siskiyou Daily News Yreka, California Oct. 4, 2011 The rain did arrive on Monday morning. I tried to weather-proof a bit outside, but it is difficult to truly plan for rain when the sun is shining! Picked one … Continue reading

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Photos from 9-15-11

Bumble gathering pollen from the blue morning glory. Shucked the corn. Next, boil in water for 2 minutes, then cut it off and freeze in quart bags. After six weeks, the sauerkraut is ready to be taken out of the … Continue reading

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Photos from 8-27-11

Four o’clocks are gorgeous. A volunteer purple morning glory. Cosmos were happy. Ended up with four lugs of peaches. They were tiny and a lot of work to skin and pit. I froze six quarts and then started making yummy … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 9-27-11

Published Siskiyou Daily News Sept. 27, 2011 What an incredible September! After that long cool, rainy spring we needed a frost-free September. My tomatoes are finally ripening and I am OK they are late, because I have been so busy … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 9-20-11

Published Sept. 20, 2011 Siskiyou Daily News Scott Valley Protect Our Water will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011 at the Fort Jones Community Center. Time is 7 p.m. Bring desserts to share afterwards. Important items we … Continue reading

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