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Waiting For Spring!

The hardest part of the gardening year. Snow Starting to Melt Melt snow, melt!   Wake up, wake up spring!   Sing, song birds, sing! Eastern White-Breasted Nuthatch Restlessness is starting to win. Staring at seed catalogs, I straddle the frustration fence. The seeds … Continue reading

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So Many Seed Catalogs-How Do I Choose?

It is still January by calendar, but a bud holding its breath, will stir the spirit of spring. Seed catalog time!  So many choices, so many companies: a new one or two arriving every day.  They all boast and brag … Continue reading

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Who Walks by Your Chicken Coop?

  Do you wonder who peeks at your chickens when you aren’t watching?  I do.  A snowfall is the perfect time to find out who comes close to the coop. If we get at least an inch of snow and … Continue reading

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Take Back Your Food

Today’s Eggs Raising a few chickens and growing a garden keeps me perpetually grateful.  My eggs are not a perfectly matched, perfectly shaped dozen with a date stamp.  On the day they are laid, I gather them gently, still warm, … Continue reading

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Putting the Garden to Sleep

Japanese Maple Turning leaves signal it is time for end of season housekeeping in my garden.  Fall is the perfect time to enjoy the garden with fewer bugs, cooler temps and performing tasks that only feel more permanent now, like … Continue reading

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Too Much Rain in the Garden

I am experiencing an unusual gardening year.  My normally very productive vegetable garden looks sad.  I will be lucky if I harvest any red tomatoes this summer.  My green beans never grew pods and my peppers rotted before they ripened. … Continue reading

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I Can’t Wait to Weed My Vegetable Garden

    Garden needing weeding Say that to those close to you and most likely they’ll think you are nuts.   You’ll probably hear a few comments like: I don’t have time to weed It is too much work I can … Continue reading

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To Insulate or Not to Insulate…

That is the question we are faced with when first starting out with chickens.  Three winters ago I was new to chicken rearing.  I did what most of us do.  I read, researched, planned, imagined, read some more and finally … Continue reading

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How I Choose to Help

How I Choose to Help What can I do to help lessen my impact on our Earth’s resources? This question is always in in the back of my mind-almost nagging. Often, what I do does not feel like I am making an impact on … Continue reading

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What New to Do with Eggplant

Do you need a new way to prepare and serve your eggplants? Make Melanzanosalata. Melanzanosalata is Greek eggplant salad.   It is a traditional Greek recipe and is served as an appetizer.  It is a dip and is best when spread … Continue reading

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