Growing Grain

Last October, I did a fall sowing of a variety of different grains (rye, wheat, oats, triticale, barley) in test plots.  I wasn’t sure I’d get good germination, although Dan Jason at Salt Spring Seeds recommends sowing grains anytime from late September through early November on the west coast of B.C.  His fall-sown grains outyielded his spring-sown ones, so it was definitely worth a try.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Questions

I’ve been having a few discussions with people regarding the safety of the mRNA vaccines being used to vaccinate against COVID-19.  As the pandemic has worsened, the need to combat COVID-19, especially for those people who are particularly vulnerable to this virus, has resulted in rapid development and testing of new vaccines.  Are these vaccines safe?  It’s a fair question, and I’m willing to share my opinions on this subject.

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