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Seed Starting Stuff

  Yes, I’m repeating this photo from the last post because I had several inquiries about my seed starting “Facilities.”  See that tall rack?  I built it over thirty years ago out of scrap lumber and some aluminum sheeting.  872 more words

Allotments going begging - get one while you can!

It used to be the case that there would be a long waiting list for an allotment – well, in Thurrock it appears they’re there for the taking if you want one: … 454 more words


How We Source Our Food

One of the things (or should I say the main thing) that I am obsessed with here on our village homestead is buying as much food produced locally or producing as much food as we can ourselves (as some of you may be). 644 more words

Growing Your Own Food


This is the second post in the thematic series that I launched earlier this year, where each post is devoted to my observations/reflections about a certain aspect of life in the Methow. 1,747 more words

Benefits of Gardening with Children

I’ve always had a very keen interest in the outdoors, animals, nature – you name it. Partly because my dad loves nature. He instilled that love in all of us (siblings) and I couldn’t be more grateful. 469 more words

Jana's Daily Events

M is for Meaningful.

Since we got back from our “vacation” we have drastically reduced our spending. This is part of how I have always wanted to live anyway so it is not much of a problem. 688 more words

Frugal Living