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Plan and Prepare-Garden

Well, this very dry year has been eye openning to say that least, I have never had so little rain ever, we have our own tracking system and even when the area’s around us get rain, we are getting nothing, … Continue reading

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What’s working in the garden in this heat and drought..

Well, most of you know that I love to try a number of different things in the garden, and I have had alot of success with my no-till, dry land planting spacing and with my mulching.. Having said that, this … Continue reading

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Green composting in place

I was able to watch some of Back To Eden yesterday and I will certainly plan to watch the rest, I was about 40 min into it and I very much liked the idea of how he creates soil but once … Continue reading

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The Double Dug W Potato Bed

While I have played around with growing Potato’s in towers, in strawbales and even in last years “sacrifice outside winter feeding area” the way we grow most of our potato’s is in our double dug 3 foot wide W planted beds. … Continue reading

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Food Storage Friday- Garden Monday- This and That Post!

Wow, its been a crazy busy week, filled to the brim with great things but by the time I get done, I am crashing into bed and sleeping the dead LOL While this is offically a Food Storage Friday, its … Continue reading

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Garden-My $2 dollar “cold frame” Horse Trough

Ok so I picked up this nice big metal water trough for $2 dollars as it was rusted though, now it was fixable if you had a welder but that was not what I wanted if for.. So the glass … Continue reading

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March Challange and Permaculture

March Challange: Breakfast-Yogurt, canned mixed fruit, walnuts Lunch-Baked Beans on Bread Supper-Pasta with roasted Chicken leg in a pasta sauce mixed with yogurt and dried squash. Dessert- Hot Spiced Roasted Peanuts. Ok, so lets talk about Permaculture today, the idea … Continue reading

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March Challange-Frost Seeding

We are coming into our 5th year of frost seeding to improve our pastures, and we can’t speak highly enough of this process.  A little background on our pastures, the call names are, Big Pasture, Little Pasture, Corner Pasture, and … Continue reading

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March Challange 5th- Seeds

Breakfast- Scrambled eggs with onion and cheese Lunch- Roast lamb, with pickles- noodles with butter/greens Supper-Yogurt, with strawberries and walnuts Other-Coffee, Water, Mint Tea, Popcorn, dried apple, dried dates, pickles http://notdabblinginnormal.wordpress.com/2012/03/06/conspicuous-sustainability/ I always enjoy reading Xan posts, I so often … Continue reading

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Decoding Gardening Advice by Jeff Gillman and Meleah Maynard

Advice - it comes from friends, family, and from the stranger at the coffee shop, or at the garden shop where you are looking at plants, and among that free advice are some gems and some duds, the fun part is … Continue reading

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