Tag Archives: global warming

A spring morning in my front yard on Harvest Monday April 8, 2013

Here is a photo essay about a spring morning in our front yard with birds and flowers, as well as my Harvest Monday report. Continue reading

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Peep’s (or Cheep’s) first egg! And a pot roast recipe

One of our new hens laid her first egg this morning. And here is a pot roast recipe using a solar oven and tomatoes that I froze whole last summer. Continue reading

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Baking an apple pie and Harvest Monday October 29, 2012

I used harvests from my garden to make an apple pie and a wonderful pork-butternut-apple dish that I cooked in the solar oven. Continue reading

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How to make sun tea

There are so many different ways to save energy. Making sun tea is just one of them. Frankly, I think it tastes better too. It couldn’t be easier. Find a nice lidded quart container, like a glass canning jar. I … Continue reading

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Spring flowers and summing up the harvest so far this year

My yard is in full bloom with flowers and fruit trees. Visit my blog to see photos. I’ve added up my food production so far this year, and my little urban farmlet has produced 144 eggs, 43 lbs of fruit and 33 lbs of vegetables to date in 2012. Continue reading

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A rant about global warming

I grow a garden. I buy locally grown produce, organic whenever possible. I compost our food scraps and garden waste, keep chickens for eggs, and save rainwater in barrels to supplement tap water for yard yuse. But I should be … Continue reading

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Record heat in LA, global weirding!

Record heat and crazy weather affects what blooms and grows in my yard. Climate change is affecting crops around the world, and not in a good way. Continue reading

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Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific

I visited the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific today. They have a great new exhibit on human population growth, global warming, and the effect on the ocean. Continue reading

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WordPress Weirdness

Wordpress went nuts and removed my blog’s sidebar widgets. Fortunately, I was able to recover them. I close today’s entry with a plea to save the Maldives. Visit the blog to see how. Continue reading

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Earthquakes, volcanos and food security

Earthquakes, volcanos and climate change are some of the things that could affect food supply. Growing a home vegetable garden is a good hedge against food shortages. Continue reading

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