Monthly Archives: December 2015

Regrowing Update

An update from last month’s post on regrowing veggies I have tripled the number of green onions I am regrowing to keep up with culinary demands and have just started my first celery, another in demand veggie that I will … Continue reading

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Countdown to Garden 2016

Even before presents are unwrapped, the countdown is on with less than a month to go before indoor starts of cabbage, leeks and rosemary get going in the first part of January with peppers (hot and bell) just behind. So … Continue reading

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A New Old Fashioned Barn Raising

I was researching a local farm that I am interested in purchasing from and ran across an article about their recent campaign to improve the sustainability and profitability of their livelihood.  I was intrigued and wanted to learn more … Continue reading

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Following In Their Footsteps

I am fascinated with our collective “firsts” in agriculture, our earliest cultivars, our earliest domestications, our earliest preservation techniques.  These first forays into plant and animal  husbandry are what allowed humans to go forth and multiply, they are the stuff … Continue reading

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December Morning on the (Urban) Farm

Some keep the Sabbath going to the Church I keep it, staying at Home With a Bobolink for a Chorister And an Orchard, for a Dome Some keep the Sabbath in Surplice I just wear my Wings And instead of … Continue reading

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Favorite Things

One of my favorite gifts to give the bookworms on my holiday shopping list this year are these wonderful little bookmarks from GreenMarker. There are 75 blades in each pack so I might have enough to do my whole spring … Continue reading

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