Going to the farm. Eventually.

Tips for a Terrible Garden

  • On October 1, 2015
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  • Community Garden, Fail, Gardening/Farming, I can do better later
As someone who managed to start off not-so-bad and end with an absolute fizzle, I would like to share some ideas on what you should do when gardening if you want terrible results. 1. Jump in the deep end. I typically think it is a good idea to start big. So, if your past experience […]
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I have no idea what I’m doing…

  • On April 20, 2015
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  • Community Garden, Gardening/Farming, I can do better later
I have a magnificent view of our future farm: the large wooden barn housing heirloom breeds and draught horses the tiny houses, cottages, tree houses, sod houses, and other abodes for our B&B visitors, the walk-in greenhouse off the kitchen, the education programs and community outreach, including a food and cooking class mobile the bowers […]
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Carrots Love Tomatoes, Costco Seed Pack

  • On March 14, 2015
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  • Community Garden, Costco, Gardening/Farming, Homeschooling
So, not the most auspicious start, but I bought a 16-pack of organic seeds from Costco for $20. I’m still going to add in some other plants/not use every packet, but with seeds coming in at $3.00 a pack in my neck of the woods, it felt like a good deal. It comes with some […]
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Community Garden Plot

  • On March 5, 2015
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  • Gardening/Farming
It’s time to plan out the garden and order seeds. We still have about eight inches of snow on the ground, but soon enough, we’ll be able to pop the cold-weather plants in the ground. For $40, I rented a 20×30 foot garden, complete with its own spigot. It’s a few minutes from my house […]
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