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If You Must Kill The “Weeds”

If you’re like my wife, and just can’t stand “weeds,” but don’t want to spray the “toxic shit-storm” on your yard or give money to the likes of Monsanto then try this fairly effective, less toxic option. It’s only 3 simple ingredients, and you might already have all three. 5-6 Tbsp …

Raspberries 6/17/14

Raspberry Update

Last year we got 6 raspberry plants from my cousin in Michigan; 3 red and 3 black.  If you’ve been around for a while, you’ll know that I built a small hugelkultur bed for them last year.  I’m pretty sure that we probably planted them in the less than ideal …

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Free Woodchips!

We had a tree trimmer in our neighborhood last week.  I’ve been seeing the company around our area for the last few …

raspberry buds!

Spring 2014 update

We’re so far behind… It’s the middle of May. Some lettuce was randomly direct sowed over the weekend.  It’s on the back …

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Lessons in Vermicomposting

Last year I did a post about building and starting a vermicomposting bin (worm composting).  After almost a year of use, I …

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A New Year 2014

I guess this is about the time that all the half-assed bloggers write a post about blogging more and doing better…..  I …

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Home Grown Baby Food

We partially planned our garden with the idea that we’d make as much baby food as we could.  Our first harvest, a …