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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


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


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

Country Life

DIY Produce Storage Bins From Mother Earth News

Need to make more storage in your kitchen? Mother Earth News has a great DIY idea for inexpensive and stackable produce storage bins.

They show you how to build storage bins from crates short and tall and even add casters to the bases  so you can move them anywhere you like. 62 more words

Budget Bi Rite

Winter Carrots

Eliot Coleman and Barbara Damrosch write a lot about winter carrots. Before last year I NEVER had any luck growing carrots so when I first read his descriptions, I was just plain jealous. 194 more words

Scenes From The Field

How Does Your Garden Grow?

I may have bitten off more than I can chew with my dreams and plans for the 2015 growing season.

It started out innocently enough: “Oh, I like carrots and kale and tomatoes and pickles and corn and wow, can I grow pumpkins?” 257 more words


Blessings on the Farm

We have been so blessed to have a very special couple, Tim and Brandi Schunk along with their son Seamus helping out at the farm this year.  162 more words

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