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Saffron on terrace? Yes we can

Cultivating saffron on a terrace?

You can! We are talking about Italian saffron, also called “Red Gold” because it is considered one of the best in the world. 533 more words

Urban Gardening

Want to Keep Bees? Here's a List of the Essentials to Get Started in Urban Beekeeping

If you are going to start keeping bees you’ll need some basic equipment. If you pick up a catalog or attend a meeting of beekeepers you are going to hear some terms that sound confusing. 349 more words

Urban Gardening

Finally... Rain

Well, after weeks of heat, even though it literally is supposed to be Fall, we finally get our first case of pouring rain in California. It makes no sense to me why this is probably the hottest fall season we had in so many years. 75 more words



Here’s my little Chickadee friend.  Today it’s got the sunflower seed clasped between it’s feed!  There it can peck away at the seed and get to the good stuff inside!


“But ask the animals, and they will teach you,
or the birds in the sky, and they will tell you; or speak to the earth, and it will teach you, or let the fish in the sea inform you. 60 more words

Clouds Are My Hug From God

The Trees Sing for Joy

Whether we’re driving to town or just peering out the front door, the phrase I say and hear over and over lately is “Oh, wow! Look at THAT tree!” 177 more words


How to Build a Backyard Chicken Coop

If you’re thinking of jumping on the chicken coop train, it’s not a bad train to be on. Not only do you get your personal source of organic eggs and save money on the grocery bill, but, believe it or not, chickens make good pets. 904 more words

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