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Orchard Resuscitation Part 3

*We’ve taken on the challenge of rescuing an overgrown apple/pear orchard on the farm. You can read Part 1 and Part 2 by clicking on the links. 286 more words

Farm

How to grow and eat Nasturtiums

These beautiful flowers remind me of my Grandmother every time I see them, still in the ground or cut in small jars around the house. I love these bright flowers and as an avid fan of radishes, which their taste resembles, I love eating them as well. 707 more words

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Stinging Nettle Chickpea Salad

Yesterday, we ventured into a new realm of wild crafting cooking. It was the first time I cooked stinging nettles. Everyone loved it!

There is a fellow in town who makes a living wild harvesting plants and mushrooms. 206 more words

Food

Here Comes the Garden Plan!

I published this post two years ago and thought I’d pull it out and share it again for new readers who might have missed it. As the post reads, for $25 a year Mother Earth News gives you the ability to graph out and print, share and post your garden plan. 420 more words

Salem Massachusetts

Ecotherapy: Spring gardening with my puppy

It’s the first day back to school after spring break, and I just finished an hour of yard cleanup in the backyard. The birds are chirping, and I can see Laughlin and Tully are sunning themselves on the back deck. 527 more words

Kids

Garden progress:

I bought an apple and a pear tree! I am so freeking excited to get them in the ground! I did some reading on the subject and it looks like it’s going to be a little more work than I anticipated. 113 more words

Gardening

Stuck In The City

My Husband and I have the same goal. Live out in the country, grow, build, create, and make as many things on our own instead of relying on big box stores. 445 more words

Food