Bare Root Raspberry Canes – one week update

I planted my bare root raspberry canes on June 2, 2016.  I wasn’t expecting much growth for the first several weeks, or even longer. Particularly based on my previous experience.  But I did get a little...

Planting Bare Root Raspberry Canes

After selecting my Anne and Joan J raspberry canes for their flavor, productivity, and being thornless (turns out Joan J are thornless, but Anne have “mild” thorns), I placed my order from Nourse Farms.  Nourse Farms...

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Sunflowers Drooping

Last year I grew some sunflowers from seed.  They were the only plants that grew so large in the pot that I moved them to the ground.  I had let the three sunflowers get pretty large...

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Raspberry Shortcake Plant Review

Original Entry – May 22, 2016 Update #1 – July 23, 2017 (Minor Update #2 – May 1, 2018 – Plant survived a second outdoor winter – growing leaves on the floricanes and growing new primocanes...

Vaccines and Joint Pain

I am very much a pro-vaccination person but I sometimes think that in my situation, there are more risks than the typical person. The main reason I think I have additional risks is because I seem...

How Long for Pillcam to Pass?

You can read about my adventures in arriving at my diagnosis of Crohn’s disease, which was ultimately made with the use of the Pillcam sb3 camera pill. Information from the company that makes the Pillcam cites...