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Straw Bale Garden

I saw an article in the KC star last year about Straw Bale Gardening that piqued my interest.  SBG is kind of like container gardening.  The straw bale serves as the container and the growing medium. 176 more words

Carrots

Cucumbers are In!

The lawn mowers are at it again! Doing an amazing job keeping the weeds and grass down! There are ten adults and three babies in this pen right now, and the box is moved twice a day. 8 more words

Homesteading

Falter

My favorite cupcake store went out of business. I had planned to take my parents there when they came to visit in the fall, so this was very disappointing to me. 136 more words

Chicken

What Inspired me to Get Fit (nearing 15 years ago)

I WAS JUST A KID! LITERALLY, MAYBE 12 OR 13. I WAS A GYMNAST GROWING UP AND THEN PLAYED VOLLEYBALL IN HIGH SCHOOL. THE WEIGHT ROOM LIFTING WAS A JOKE, LOOKING BACK. 302 more words

Bodybuilding

2015_Day 101: Garden view perfect way to end weekend

After a long soccer weekend in San Antonio, it was good to be home and inspect the garden. 36 more words

Gardening

Overflowing seedlings

I haven’t done much actual gardening this weekend but have been enjoying my seedlings, crowding out the windowsill:

Here I have three varieties of tomato: San Marzano, Tigerella and Ailsa Craig, two of cucumber: Crystal Lemon and a green one (can’t find the packet so not sure which variety), aubergines, peppers, sweetcorn and the optimistic melons. 178 more words

Scottish Garden

The simplest things make gardeners happy.

Well, me, anyway.

The tomato seeds have started sprouting, which signals when I sow the other things for indoor starting. In this case, castor beans ( 515 more words

Water Gardening