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Spring Alliums

One of the many reasons that I love green garlic and green alliums generally is that they are among the earliest things to come out of the garden, assuming that you planted in early fall. 447 more words


Energy and Us

Project manager Daniel and our solar array.

Many of the projects that I undertake require a little thought but are nonetheless very easy to initiate. Trying a new kind of broccoli, or even a new apple tree, is as simple as remembering to order the seed or plant at the right time, taking care of it, and waiting patiently. 553 more words

Urban Homesteading

Time to Plan the Garden!

After waiting a bit too long because of all the other things going on, I’ve made my seed purchases for the garden this morning! (I’m a little late, I know) Now I just have to figure out where on earth I’m going to be starting all these! 263 more words


Week in Pictures

Well we are getting closer to Duckville! As you can see, it looks a bit Dr. Seuss-like with it’s crookedness and hey, it’s the first time we’ve built a door so things match up as best as they can, heh, but it is keeping fairly dry all things considered. 442 more words


What's wrong with this garlic?

The family back in West Virginia grows insane amounts of beautiful garlic  that they dry and use year round. My Georgia garlic has never been able to compete. 124 more words


Hearty Vegan Cabbage Soup 

I love soup.  Seriously, in this house soup is its own food group.  We eat soup all year round; not just when it is cold.  I love experimenting with new recipes and remaking old favorites.   757 more words


Colored Pencil Garden Planning Fun

Last night my husband put our son to bed, and it took me about an hour to realize he had fallen asleep in there too. I used the evening to myself to dive pretty deep into researching different types of garden beds; … 663 more words