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Still At It

Hello friends.  It’s been too long.  Things have been busy around here, for sure, but I’m happy to report that we’re still at it. The garden is mostly tapped out, but I still managed to harvest a ton of basil: … Continue reading

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Saturday Links

Happy Saturday!!  The weather’s certainly nice for working in the garden this weekend, but it’s so so wet! I’d love to amend beds, pull out finished plants and get ready for fall, but I’m afraid I’d drown in the process… … Continue reading

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Book Review: Free-Range Chicken Gardens

A few weeks ago, I won a copy of Jessi Bloom’s Free-Range Chicken Gardens: How to Create a Beautiful, Chicken-Friendly Yard over at the fantastic blog The Walden Effect, and I promised all of you a review.  Well, I finally … Continue reading

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Today’s Harvest

From the left: Chadwick Cherry tomatoes, Mammoth Melting Sugar Snap Peas, Maxibel Haricot Vert Bush Bean.  Hope you’ll enjoy your dinner as much as we will!

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Last Ditch Potato Box OR How Not to Manage Your Garden

So, uh yeah, I hilled my potatoes at the very beginning of the season, but they grew WAY faster than I anticipated, and I ended up with this: This is more potato growth than I’ve ever seen in my life.  … Continue reading

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Independence Days Challenge 2012 – Week 12

Producing more food for my family and becoming generally more self-sufficient has been one of my long time goals now, so I was excited to see the Independence Days Challenge is back on Sharon Astyk’s excellent blog The Chatelaine’s Keys. … Continue reading

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Independence Days Challenge 2012 – Week 11

Producing more food for my family and becoming generally more self-sufficient has been one of my long time goals now, so I was excited to see the Independence Days Challenge is back on Sharon Astyk’s excellent blog The Chatelaine’s Keys. … Continue reading

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