Excerpts from Dorothy Bean’s diary:
May 14, 1983: Dug more flower beds and planted onions and sweet peas.
June 8, 1983: Planted Seneca Chief corn and onion sets.
July 13, 1983: Picked 1st peas.
August 28, 1983: To Erb St. Ida and I spoke to the children on “Our garden”. Had basket of flowers and veggies.
March 29, 1986: Dug parsnips out of garden.
October 2, 1986: In afternoon went to Brubacher House to clean up garden. Pulled up carrots, beets, potatoes, tomatoes and horse radish.