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A Green Harvest Monday, June 4, 2012

My fruit and vegetable harvest this week was nearly 10 lbs, but the chickens aren’t laying much. Continue reading

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Harvest Monday on Memorial Day 2012

One of my hens, the barred rock, has gone broody. Do I give her some chicks to care for, or try to “cure” her of being broody? My harvest this week was nearly 3 lbs of produce. 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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We have eggs!!!

Miss Hillary, our newest hen, laid two eggs in the past two days. Hurray! First eggs since Oct. 31. Harvest this week was over 3 lbs, mostly navel oranges and yams. Continue reading

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Setting Goals in the Garden

With only six weeks left in the year (I know, scary isn’t it?), it is time to start thinking about my gardening goals for next year. Last year, I had hoped to grow 500 lbs of produce. Then, when problems … Continue reading

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Chicken Video!

i finally figured out how to add a video to my blog from my iPad. I just needed adequate Internet reception. The video is of my three hens. Continue reading

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October update on the harvest

Our fruit and vegetable harvest total for the year so far is 190 lbs. I’ve had enough surplus to be able to put by dried mint, spaghetti sauce, dilly beans, bread and butter pickles, and watermelon pickles. Continue reading

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We have a new hen in the henhouse, but they’re not getting along. I built a second enclosure just for the new hen. Continue reading

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Elements of Outdoor Living

Ourdoor living requires a place to cook, a place to eat, a place to sit and relax, and someplace for entertainment. See how one family does it in southern California. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday for Gardeners, April 7, 2010

On Wordless Wednesday, photographers post a photo or photo essay on their blog. I’m starting a Wordless Wednesday specifically for gardeners. Continue reading

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