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The Gardening Bug Has Bit!

Two of my neighbors have put in gardens, with the cardboard layering method and their gardens look wonderful. After the rain, and the first real sun in days, I went for a bike ride. 199 more words

Downsizing

#542 The Quarter Acre Farm by Spring Warren

The Quarter Acre Farm by Spring Warren

Spring decided that she wanted to provide most of the food she ate from her small plot of land, about a quarter of an acre. 314 more words

Non-Fiction

An Accidental Find...

While cleaning out one of our 2 refrigerators last week, I found this little guy

an onion that was eager to become a plant!  So I stuck him in a pot with some soil… 157 more words

Food

Survival homesteading on one acre: a free talk by David Goodman (but it's only free for the next 24 hours)

Ladies and gentlemen, this is so exciting!

David Goodman is a highly accomplished gardener whose methods are eclectic, but he is mostly of the forest gardening persuasion.   247 more words

Sunshine Thiry

Growing Your Own Food in a Tiny Space

Anyone following me knows that last year I set about growing food. I already grew some herbs but I decided to make it a project for the family to have a more determined approach to growing food that we knew to be healthy for us. 1,303 more words

Losing Weight

Seedy doings.

Most of us aren’t relying on our gardens for sustenance, so why bother with a vegetable and fruit garden?  Here are a few reasons off the top of my head: 438 more words

Sunshine Thiry

Trial and lots of error

So, I was so excited to plant my seedlings and I knew it was before the last frost date of April 1st, but I was watching the weather forecast. 194 more words

Backyard Gardener