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Prettying Out Front

Saturday Work Day is once again part of the Homestead week.

This month’s focus has been on front yard aesthetics; advancing it to the next level on The Goat Herd’s infamous Gantt Chart and edging it closer to observing the urban homesteading golden rule: Keep it Looking Pretty. 49 more words

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Little harvest and frugal decor 9/28

We are still getting a few tomatoes and luffas from the garden. But yesterday, we got our first birdhouse gourd. We are trying to leave them on the vine for a while, but one fell off and I knew the hens would make it disappear! 132 more words


May 17 Garden

The garden as it continues to grow.Strawberries turned red. These made the best snack. Home-grown strawberries have a much richer taste than store bought ones.I spy a bit of red in the strawberry plants.Two rows of seeds I planted weeks before are starting to grow above the soil! 38 more words


Rise of Arugala!

Not the best lettuce, but still pretty neat that there it is, growing in our backyard. Just pluck a little, wash it, and throw it on a sandwich! 6 more words