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Those Who Labor Will Enjoy the Aboundance

On Friday, with the many warnings of the approaching storm, we rushed out to pick all the vegetables and herbs that are not frost resistant.

We got some Basil and Mexican Mint for pesto and all these crops that could be seen in the picture.
There was no real snow in our area, but a colder night followed.
We got them just in time, and are grateful for the extra warmer days in October.
These tomatoes are SO much juicier, and tastier, than one can purchase, even when they are indoors for a few weeks!!!
They will last at least through November and December.
Only draw back with growing our own…we are reluctant to buy cucumbers and tomatoes in the winter, because they are so tasteless.
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Eleven percent of the value of your home comes from the landscaping!  Too many sellers unkowingly give little notice to the looks of their yard.

If you plan on selling, take a look earlier on, and create a well manicured yard with colorful plants.  Make sure the weeds are gone the grass is edged neatly, the hedges

 are trimmed and mulched with a dark rich looking mulch. 

When the buyer drives by the house, he or she would be attracted and assume that the home has been well maintained.

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