Category Archives: Sustainable/Eco

Winter

Though it was in the 70’s well into Dec, I now  know that winter is officially here the for the following reasons: I have to cover my veggies at night, I have to put on a coat to drop my … Continue reading

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What’s on my mind…

As a good friend said the other day, I’ve been in a bit of a mental storm these past few weeks. I’m too busy with my multiple jobs to be as present as I want to be at home, and … Continue reading

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Where the wild things are

So apparently when you go out of town for two weeks in the middle of the summer and neglect your garden you come back to this… There are squash, gourds,  tomatoes, melons, and beans climbing all over the beds, lawn, and trees. … Continue reading

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Finally

July is coming to a close and I finally have tomatoes! I was getting less than a handful a day (and was starting to worry that my six foot tall plants would give nothing but green), but worry no more! … Continue reading

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Garden lessons from this week

1) Just because you don’t get a bug one year doesn’t mean you won’t get it the next. Next year I will collar my squash with burlap, spray them with insecticidal soap preventatively, and plant two staggered crops to prevent destruction … Continue reading

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Flea Market…

A couple weekends ago I was lucky enough to have childcare on the weekend (thanks to an in-laws visit!) What did this mama do with her free time, you ask? I took a trip to the flea market..alone :). I … Continue reading

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The silver lining…

I’m trying to get as much food out of my yard as possible. The longterm goal is to feed my family all year round, but at this point (hey there squash borer and epic heat wave you P.O.S.s) I’m just … Continue reading

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