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Harvest Is (Well) Over

Last night we had a killing frost. Not that there was much on the garden. Just Brussels Sprouts, Rhubarb, some beans drying, and Horseradish of course. 610 more words

Growing Your Own Food

White horns. 

This guys white antennae caught my attention a few days ago on the back door. Any idea what kind of moth this is?


When One Season Ends, Another Begins.

The last Friday of September I started my day hosting a farm tour for 2017 Master Gardeners of Ohio state conference. It was my second such tour in two weeks and I was, in all honesty, getting a little weary of playing host. 200 more words

Over The Fence Urban Farm

Tennessee Warblers stopping by the birdbath. October 2017.

Just wanted to post this video of the Tennessee Warblers visiting the backyard. There are about a dozen that show up around 5pm to eat and play in the birdbath. 29 more words

Urban Homesteading

Pollinator Autumn

Fall in New Mexico is quite possibly the most beautiful season to be found anywhere in the world.  But it’s also the last hurrah for our pollinators, who have a brief time left to get a winter’s worth of provisions stored. 315 more words

Urban Homesteading

Enterprise Budgets September 2017

I used to track the harvest value from the garden, but weighing and tracking each type of produce, assigning a value per pound, etc to that gets tedious. 291 more words

Urban Homesteading

Upping our Eco Cleaning Game, bit by bit

After the last couple of years, I laughed at the fact that I went to sleep last night thinking about eco-friendly ways my husband and I are upping our game, rather than all the other S that’s hit the F. 1,421 more words