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Pacific NW Fall Garden Part Deux - Soil Prep

Cal and I went to Naomi’s Organic Farm Supply in Portland’s Brooklyn neighborhood.

We went in with a basic idea of what we wanted to plant – mainly salad greens, beets, green onions – but no idea of ways to prep the soil. 260 more words


Chicken feed doesn't cut it

As I mentioned in my post yesterday, I’m tired. In fact, I was tired before going hunting. It has something to do with the beginning of high school and the necessity of waking up at 6:15 to make sure my daughter arrives at school on time. 275 more words


Going Au Naturel...

Don’t worry…I haven’t become a nudist.  But I did fertilize with all those wonderful organic fertilizers that my garden loves:  alfalfa pellets, bone meal, blood meal, cottonseed meal, and milorganite.  1,345 more words



If there is any one rat-related decision that very much requires trial-and-error, it is bedding. Some rats will sneeze up a storm when kept on certain types of bedding, whereas others will be completely fine with the very same stuff. 656 more words