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Week 13

This week I moved up to Fort Collins  to attend my last semester at CSU. I have a busy semester ahead of me and I am looking forward to all my classes and seeing my school friends.   154 more words

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Fall Gardening

The nights are starting to cool here in the Inland Pacific Northwest. The days seem to staying warm but all of the smoke from the wildland fires is keeping the heat away until mid-afternoon. 364 more words


Building A Patio Garden With Limited Space

One of the things I believe in above all is that everyone should know how to grow their own food.

Waking up to a whole new batch of food that you grew yourself is an incredible feeling. 660 more words



We have a moderate infestation of broomrape (Orobanche minor) on our property. It shows up here and there in perennial beds and in the vegetable garden. 187 more words

365 Days Of Food

Container lettuce

Miss Pax is a skeptic of container vegetable gardens. Can you tell?

She probably inherited it from me. I have no justifiable excuse for this. There’s plenty of evidence that it works. 326 more words


Save your seed, save your money

My friend Carole mentioned I had a giant weed in my greenhouse. “It looks like a sow thistle,” she said. And that wasn’t a compliment. 811 more words