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Permaculture Garden Is A Go

I transplanted four strawberry plants into my permie garden today.   It is part of the Soil Surface layer needed in my seven layer system.  I don’t have a fence around this garden.   74 more words

Organic Gardening

on my kitchen wall, a bonus Sunday poem

Grandma took
the snapshot
Grandpa posed
with produce
grown in his
backyard suburban

compost heap
those were some
potatoes I bet he
laughed to see… 31 more words


Our First eBook "Backyard Garden Basics" Is Available Now!

Our first eBook, “Backyard Garden Basics”, is available today (4/19/15) on Amazon! …And for a limited time it’s FREE! As avid backyard gardeners, we’ve included chapters on the basics of gardening like the importance of mulch, drought tolerant planting, raised bed gardening and much more. 131 more words


Planting the Elephant Garlic

I planted the Elephant Garlic today.  It is a companion plant to the Red Potatoes, and near the future spot of my fruit trees.   In the compost bin I found a sweet potato scrap with roots on it.   40 more words


Spread the Word: Compost is Good

There are lots of good reasons to compost. Save money, save resources, improve your soil and reduce your impact on the environment. Regardless of your reasons, composting is a win/win scenario. 261 more words

Backyard Gardening

Garden learning curves and letting go of perfection

The birds like our back yard. They should. We provide a very dependable open buffet.

Can you see him eating the berries?

Doves the size of pigeons… 597 more words


Companion Planting Basics

I read this great article about the scientific basis for companion planting and I would like to share it.  I feel like I understand how companion planting  works.   457 more words