Author Archives: Nifty Galoot

About Nifty Galoot

Farmer and Market Gardener living along the banks of the Mississippi river in north Central Minnesota.

Turning and Piling Compost

A short time ago several truckloads of partly composted cow manure were delivered by a neighbor. Yesterday proved to be a good day to turn and pile the compost. I got the TD-6 international crawler tractor running for the first … Continue reading

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First Day of Spring 2010

Sunrise was beautiful this morning on the first day of Spring. I’ve been taking pictures every day this Winter and Spring. Most days it’s a short walk to the mailbox and along the road, some days it’s a little longer … Continue reading

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Hilling Potatoes

The potatoes are coming along nicely and it was time to hill them. Got the tractor set up and did that yesterday. Here’s a short video of the hilling: The Allis Chalmers model G tractor was made for truck farming … Continue reading

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The Day Dawns

It was a nice foggy morning with the Sun just up in the sky after loading the truck for Farmers market. There was just enough time for a quick walk with the camera before it was time to leave. I … Continue reading

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Pretty Bright Flowers

Pretty Bright Flowers by Kent Lorentzen Bright colored flower plants were blooming at last week’s Farmer’s Market. They make a beautiful photo. One of nice things about selling my garden goodies at Farmer’s Market… Is seeing all the great things … Continue reading

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New Websites

Some online friends and I have been working on getting new web sites set up to sell products featuring some of our favorite subjects. A gal that loves horses and equines of all kinds has created Longears Love, a site … Continue reading

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Beaming Sunset

Beaming Sunset by Kent Lorentzen Glanced out late yesterday afternoon and saw an orange sky. Oh my… It was the sunset. Grabbed the camera, threw on a jacket, hat, gloves, and boots, then headed out to try and capture the … Continue reading

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Pretty Dawn Sky

February Sunrise by Kent Lorentzen This morning’s dawn sky had pretty colors, so I grabbed the camera and went out to capture some photos of the pre-sunrise sky. Here’s one that that’s not too bad: February Sunrise by Kent Lorentzen … Continue reading

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Reviewing a Cardinal print from Loxly Gallery

This is a nice giclee print of a Cardinal that I received from Loxly Gallery. What a beautiful bird and photograph, the print quality is outstanding. Here’s a photo I took of the print: Click on the image to view … Continue reading

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Computer Helper…

Oh yes… I often get help at the keyboard, whether it’s wanted or not… First there will be a little nudge on the right hand or I’ll notice something weird appearing on the monitor screen. Oh! It’s just Raven coming … Continue reading

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