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Adventures in keeping urban chickens

I have been keeping hens for six and a half years now. I started with three adult hens of about one and a half years of age in the spring of 2010. I wanted pullets, but the farmer sold me … Continue reading

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A surprisingly unproductive end of August garden, 2015

The end of August normally sees gardeners overwhelmed with produce. No such “problems” here. My garden looks lush, but production is lagging way behind normal. At least we’re getting apples and Asian pears, and enjoying home-baked sourdough bread! Continue reading

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Maybe we won’t starve after all–July 21, 2015

There is hope for my summer garden. I finally found the energy to plant veggie bed #3. And just in the nick of time for it to enjoy a surprise rainfall. I say surprise because coastal southern California normally gets … Continue reading

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My southern California garden in August

My how time flies. Where has the summer gone? I know where mine went. Bye-bye. My last post was in April. In May, I went to Yellowstone National Park, driving by myself. I was on assignment from Desert USA magazine, … Continue reading

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Two months later…

I built a new door for the chicken coop that was just the right size for our hens, allowing them access to a nice outdoor run. Continue reading

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A green Tuesday here at Green World

My glamorous life today included cleaning out the refrigerator, cleaning the chicken coop, and composting said cleanings and gleanings along with saved leaves. I used water from the rain barrels to wet down the leaves. Now all it has to do is rot. Continue reading

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Harvest Monday and Kitchen Cupboard Thursday, April 23, 2012

Here are some photos of my spring garden right after a dense morning fog coated everything with beautiful dew. Continue reading

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