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Leaf Mulching The Quick Way

Hi Folks, this will be a quick one on how to apply leaf mulch but most importantly, how to step up or speed up the procedure to obtain the mulch quicker… 281 more words

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First frost

This morning’s dog-walk was glorious, with frosted grass making the fields twinkle in the sunlight. It’s not crispy yet; the ground is still squishy and slippery under the dusting of icing. 315 more words


Ready For Winter

After a cold and windy weekend closed out a cold and snowy week, today we are being treated to a mild, sunny day. The snow has quickly melted and although it is still windy, the sun is blissfully warm. 295 more words


Late Fall Revival

Three hours to the northwest everyone is buried in snow.  We only received about an inch, and that quickly melted away.   I took advantage of warm temperatures and no snow to clean up around the micro farm.  489 more words

Soil Preparation

On Saturday, I spent a good part of the afternoon raking and moving fallen leaves. Around the house are many mature oak and maple trees that drop leaves all winter, and some of the oak drop leaves clear up until the new spring buds begin to emerge.  221 more words


Watering My Way

Right, it’s getting drier and drier  –  the rains we’ve had in Newtown, Wellington the last month have mostly been less than 4mm, which isn’t quite enough to really wet the soil and make my edible oasis thrive. 462 more words


Gratitude in the Garden

  • “There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky.” Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • With the approach of Thanksgiving, it is finally feeling like autumn with cooler and crisper air, changing of the leaves, and chrysanthemums blooming.
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