The unruly vegetable patch

My old vegetable plot can’t do its job. It’s 11 a.m. and three quarters of my beds are in full shade. The healthy happy blue spruce are growing too wide to allow the sun in. I’m going to have to move them! The only thing to be done is to clean up and see what… Continue reading The unruly vegetable patch

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Another walk in the meadow

Time to focus on a another large garden! To start on my objective along my nice walk. I have got an area that I could easily Gorilla garden! That’s geurilla as in the fighters, not gorillas okay? Tools pruners Grass Shears someone to hang on to the pup Garbage bag Water Stake for dog? I… Continue reading Another walk in the meadow

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The walk in the meadow

So I found a little place where somebody had left a headstone for Mesa a beloved pet. I pulled out the grass around it to make it more visible. Perhaps that would be good place for an echinacea or two? I also had the idea that I need to bring clippers with me next time… Continue reading The walk in the meadow

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The Old Safeway Site

Information about the site: Most recent information can be found at: https://permitsearch.jeffco.us/index.cfm?fuseaction=CaseSearchByNumber Enter Case number below. Case Number: 18-109326PA Address: 7500 S Pierce Street Sub Type: Multiple Sub Types Case Manager: Nick Nelson Associated People: Who?  Acres: 3.185 Description: Commercial development in the SEC of Pierce & Ken Caryl.   Process Steps For Case Case Number: 18-109326PA Address: 7500 S Pierce Street Sub Type: Multiple… Continue reading The Old Safeway Site

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The garden is alive with natives

endemic (∃) adj.  Prevalent in or peculiar to a particular locality adj.  Ecology Native to or confined to a certain region. n.  Ecology An endemic plant of animal. Our little red headed bird with a pretty yellow chest was here a bit ago. And the hummingbirds are back. I hope the neighbor has really taken… Continue reading The garden is alive with natives

The first potatoes

So can it be done in a sack? Return so that my Miracle-Gro, cut the potatoes and the sacks got to figure out where they’re going to live.

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Citizen scientists being the neighbors of habitat.

Nature was only a mile away. Now I’m realizing how far from nature our neighborhood has become. What was a norm, is now almost forgotten! We have the perfect opportunity to be a bridge. In my yard there are few insects to feed the birds. While we’ve rid ourselves of pests, we live in a… Continue reading Citizen scientists being the neighbors of habitat.

Permaculture in the high country; practical use and guidance.

A new view of growing food and forest in the same space.

Permaculture Practice Where to start is to read The Permaculture Design Course Handbook. It leads you through the 11 design principles whose goal is a community of plants and animals acting in coordination for mutual benefit. When thoughtfully placed near each other (relative location) each element provides at least three functions for other elements. Principles… Continue reading Permaculture in the high country; practical use and guidance.

For The Back Fence

For the back fence Black PVC pipe Jute rope Rebar Trellis Fencing fencing Hose repair kit Soil White plexiglass Irrigation hose Tomato holders second honeysuckle vine Use use extra mirror in the Blue Room We have a 3 Arch Arbor, in the center we have the Rusted piece of edging. To the right and left… Continue reading For The Back Fence

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