Category Archives: urban homesteading

OLLA!!!

started reading about this technique before we ever moved to Sedona 20 years ago, but we had no garden and wasn’t up and into grow bags and container gardening in our first house.  That was all about establishing our business … Continue reading

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compost tumbler story

Know not everyone is living in a place where they can have a compost pile.  You can see how close we are to our neighbors and to keep the visitors that compost attracts to a minimum, I use compost tumblers.  … Continue reading

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gluten free low carb flax bread

Have a couple of different recipes for low carb flax bread (which are gluten free by default as long as all other ingredients are GF), this has become my “go-to” recipe. It was originally posted on line as being flax … Continue reading

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Gluten Free, low carb chocolate cake

This was originally published on about.com as a sugar free chocolate pecan torte.  I’ve changed the recipe some, but not much.  I’ve noted the original and then in parenthesis marked the changes pre-heat oven to 350F and grease an 8 … Continue reading

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spring cleanup begins

This is some of the too much stuff that was in the greenhouse And this is what the space looks like now 6 six packs of seedlings, ready to be spaced out into pots. Almost time for planting the warm … Continue reading

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lesson learned

I’ve been drying fruits and veggies for a few years and storing in sealed plastic bags with no trouble.  Not this year!  Those lovely little moths often referred to as flour moths got into a bag of tomatoes and made … Continue reading

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planting 2011 #1

The first seeds of the season are planted: marigold and arnica, plus some maybe sagebrush seeds.  Harvested the dried flowers last spring so the seeds may have already dispersed. Then planted seeds of: mesclun salad mix, black seeded simpson and … Continue reading

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