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I Have Been Banned From Facebook

Yep, it’s true… The mother/father beast of faces has denied me access to its website until I prove that I’m really Urban Scurry. Now, I could be indignant because I have been a member since 2007. 255 more words

Sustainable Living

Black Currants - My First Harvest of The Summer

I’ve been busy picking black currants from the bushes on my acreage.

So far I have had four pickings with about 10 cups in the freezer now. 189 more words

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Down East!

Once we hit the month of July, the nursery hours change just slightly. Instead of having only Mondays off, we begin having both Sunday and Mondays off. 633 more words

Life At Fernwood

Getting back to basics

This year has been about getting back to basics for me. I’ve always enjoyed the simple life, the difference is now I am luxuriating in it. 132 more words


Rebates for going Green with Solar Energy Panels

Saving money and saving the environment is constantly tugging at the edges of our collective consciousness. Solar panels may seem like a far off dream for many of us, but it doesn’t have to be. 316 more words

Koi Nursery

We love ponds, Ewan has built many. Naturally our land will need a pond and we decided to make it a large Koi nursery pond. 75 more words

Home Building

The Power of Wind for a Greener New York

The power of wind has been used for thousands of years to sail ships, pump water, and grind grain.  The evolution of windmills over the years has gone from pumping water in Persia in 500-900 AD, to the modern-day wind turbine, which creates enough electricity to power a city.   756 more words

Sustainable Living