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Flowers for Chickens and Living Forage

Take a Course at Forested! First of all, I must let you know about my friend LincolnSmith’s workshops series at his forest teaching garden, Forested… 1,009 more words


Gardening, without the Garden

I have always liked the idea of growing my own food. It appeals to me on many levels: it involves being outdoors, it’s a nice, productive and not very expensive hobby and, now from the perspective of being a parent, it’s great for educating my daughter about where her food comes from and how plants grow. 445 more words

Family Life

The needs of seeds

Last year at about this time, I had a tray full of seedlings–the promise of long twining, gloriously blooming morning glories. What I didn’t realize at the time was that they were doomed. 525 more words

Spring Garden Ideas

Earliest Salad

We live near the Washington-Idaho state line about an hour south of the Canadian border so our frost free days are only about 90 if we have a normal year. 241 more words


Growing our own again.

Made a quick visit to the allotment for the second time this spring. Joy upon joy sunny and the garlic and broad beans planted in the autumn showing signs of life. 147 more words

Brighton - Out And About

The Good Life

The first year in our house the garden was a dump still is but around the outside we had nothing but vegetables growing.  As a result we were called Tom and Barbara and my family laughed at us…….. 477 more words


Winter Babies

Past time.

My neighbor Mrs. Q. has had her seeds planted since early February.   Maybe January.  Not that we are competing.

I did get mine in while it was still barely February.   484 more words

Growing Your Own