Monthly Archives: March 2013

garden workshops

the local Garden’s for Humanity organization is putting on their annual spring planting event.  Didn’t go last year, but did the year before.  That time it was a single day, with a couple of lectures and then we broke off … Continue reading

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comfrey and the container garden

  The creatures of the forest were heading right for my garden this year, could follow the mounds of dirt for their tunnels just coming closer and closer.  So decided to pull out all the containers and put down wire … Continue reading

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compromises

Have been reading some of my favorite blogs this morning – Root Simple, Weeding for Godot, Holy Scrap Hot Springs – and have realized a big HUGE difference between what they all are doing and what I’m doing. They are … Continue reading

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siberian tomato

Just a couple of weeks late, finally started getting seeds in dirt today. Got some six packs going in the greenhouse with lettuce, rapini, brocolli, spinach?, as well as some squash seeds. Did set out Siberian Tomato. A short season … Continue reading

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making more room

Ordered this storage container from Amazon.  at $176 (tax included, free shipping), it wasn’t cheap, then again, in comparison with others of lesser quality, its not bad.  First off, its made in the USA! actually!  It has a metal reinforce … Continue reading

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