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Agritopia (Gilbert, AZ)

After purchasing a fifty-acre parcel from the original homesteaders in the 1960’s, Jim and Virginia Johnston continued cultivation of the acreage producing wheat, cotton, and sugar beets while raising three sons in what was rural Arizona. 399 more words


building a food forest

I’m part way through a new project – this time in the front yard.

I’m very intrigued by the idea of food forests a concept borrowed from the tropics. 435 more words

Berry Bushes

Getting well in Eden

…Perhaps Eden is a slight exaggeration. I’m pretty sure there was no chicken poo in Eden.

It’s time to bid farewell once again to Dorrigo. I’m glad to be well enough to move on but I’ll be sorry to leave. 334 more words


Skinflint Sunday: Fertilise for free.

A week ago we moved the chook tractor to a very long patch of grass right at the edge of the lawn, smack bang in the middle of where the kitchen window views. 363 more words



Mulberry is one of the fruits that is greatly overlooked and has not gained much attention in Kenya. Mulberry has the potential of lifting small scale farmers if it is exploited for various commercial valuable products. 595 more words


New replant program for Okanagan fruit growers

KELOWNA – The Okanagan’s fruit industry received a boost from the Provincial Government Friday. Premier Christy Clark made a funding announcement for a replant program that will help growers meet consumer demands for higher-quality fruit.  125 more words


The Trees Are Confused

Usually by mid November most of our plants and trees are asleep or well on their way. This year, however, our October and early November were so unusually warm that many of our plants obliviously continued growing right until last week when our temperatures plummeted into the 20s. 783 more words

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