Category Archives: gardening

Blackberries A Plenty!

The blackberries are ready to be picked.  We had another harsh winter and I was afraid the berries would be damaged this year, but once again the high tunnel did it’s job and salvaged a crop for us.  It is … Continue reading

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Raspberries are Ready for the Picking!

Red Raspberries are beautiful and ready to be picked!  Due to the  extreme heat, picking is available mornings until 12 Noon only this week.  Berries are $4 per pound U-Pick.

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Red Raspberries are beginning to ripen

June is here, but it feels like summer.  The temperatures have risen and red raspberries are beginning to ripen.  The plants are loaded and looking great!  Please call for picking conditions beginning on Friday June 19th.  812-623-2803.  Looks like a … Continue reading

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What’s New at Quarteramish

In November I accepted the position as 4-H Youth Development Educator in Dearborn County Indiana.  4-H is a program offered through Purdue University’s Extension Service.  It’s great to join the Purdue family as an educator, especially since Purdue is one … Continue reading

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Orchids; Easier than you think!

I love this orchid!  I have treasured her for nearly 40 years through all my life passages.  When my Aunt Ginny passed away while I was still a teen, I was given this plant which she and her son David … Continue reading

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Blackberry Season at a Close

The berries are finished for the season.  A big “Thank You” from Quarter Amish to all who made this year a success. Thank you for stopping by and we hope to see you again next season.  We sold many pounds … Continue reading

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Homemade Tomato Sauce is Easier than you Think!!

What can you do with these?  Roma tomatoes are great to eat fresh like apples, slice onto sandwiches, toss into salads, saute with garlic and olive oil and maybe a few other veggies, or prepare and preserve to use throughout … Continue reading

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Easy Sandwich Spread made fresh from the Garden

I have an abundance of onions, cucumbers and tomatoes in my garden now.  After searching for a way to use them, I found a great recipe for a sandwich spread in my copy of Amish Country Cookbook, Vol I . … Continue reading

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Thornless Blackberry Season Opening

Blackberry U-Pick Season opens at Quarteramish farm on July 17th.  Hours  7:30-7:00 daily.  Closed July 19th. Pre-picked berries are available with reservation.  Bring your own containers or we will provide picking trays.  Children are welcome to pick with adult supervision. … Continue reading

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Fantastic Blueberry/Raspberry Jam Made Easy

Jam is easy to make, and oh so ever rewarding.  Jam has many uses  in the kitchen and brings culinary Shangrilah during winter months when produce is out of season.  I hear frequently from people they are afraid to try, … Continue reading

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