An Amish garden in August, bustling and gleeful

I’m working on a new post . . . in the meantime, this one is great! ~ Linne

Auntie Dogma's Garden Spot

By Virginia A. Smith, Inquirer Staff Writer

The second corn crop is coming in and peaches are practically falling from the sky. There are tomatoes and cucumbers to pick, potatoes and carrots to dig, and for Laura Anne Lapp, it’s canning time.

“August is the busy season,” says Laura, 32, author of a new book called An Amish Garden, a month-by-month chronicle of a full year in her Cumberland County, Pa., garden.

Actually, every season is busy for this Old Order Amish wife and mother of three. She not only grows food and puts things up, she also cooks and bakes from scratch, makes clothes, and tends to 18 egg-laying hens and one noisy rooster.
 

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