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Getting the greenhouse ready for spring

Slowly but surely, spring is drawing nearer. Denver weather being what it is, we have been on a roller coaster ride between warm, sunny days and cold, snowy ones. 502 more words


From a bird's eye view

It felt a bit like our recent trick-or-treat night, knocking within the circle of light at the door of Eliot Coleman’s home.  This time the treat would be to fill our car with chickens. 732 more words

Yurt Living

April 2015 Garden Tour

I figured it was time for a photo tour of the garden. It’s all pretty brown right now, but we just got a nice soaking rain, so thing should speed up quickly, even with cool temperatures forecasted much of this next week. 884 more words


Death (and Rebirth) by Cold Frame Solar Oven

(This post is dedicated to our friends Tim Chavez and Suzanne Csejtey, local masters of solar power.)

I guess I didn’t really check the forecast all that well yesterday morning because I decided to leave our cold frame closed to benefit some seeds I had set to germinate. 268 more words

Wholier Than Thou

I devoured Eliot Coleman’s The Winter Harvest Handbook in two sittings yesterday. Fantastic book. I rarely write reviews on the website, and this isn’t going to be one, but I’d seriously recommend it to fellow northerners looking to expand their garden season. 929 more words


New Littleton Site! Helping to feed the Carmelites!

The Saint Isidore Society has been allowed to use a new site; an acre field located near Gallup Street and Littleton Boulevard in Littleton CO. We will be growing enough produce for the nearby Carmelite convent, as well as for the participating members. 111 more words


Winter Carrots

Eliot Coleman and Barbara Damrosch write a lot about winter carrots. Before last year I NEVER had any luck growing carrots so when I first read his descriptions, I was just plain jealous. 194 more words

Scenes From The Field