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The tomato plants are heavy with green tomatoes. With a little luck and sunshine, they will soon start to ripen. Some of the Cherokee White Eagle corn is presenting two ears on one stalk; this corn will make beautiful blue cornbread in the winter. The summer squash are producing predominately male blossoms, which causes a fruiting problem.
The apple tree in the front yard needs pruning, despite its abundant load of summer apples. With a taller ladder, I could harvest more for dehydrating.
A hummingbird flew by my window this week; it was attracted to the large purple butterfly bush and new crocosmia.
Last week I walked up Huntington Street to see that the entire wooded area at the top has been leveled for "luxury" homes. The road has been renamed "Heartbreak Hill."