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This year saw unintended permaculture experiments, and one in the making. I never installed the replacement soaker hoses in the flower bed. Instead of trying to salvage what couldn’t tolerate the semi-arid conditions it became another experiment in conservation. Next spring I will take inventory of what comes back. I do not intend to water […]
I will start okay. The potatoes are growing like little weeds in their sacks. The one on the right has composted soil and on the left Miracle-Gro. The instructions say to fill the sack as the stems start to grow. I wasn’t sure if you should remove the leaves before adding soil. So I just […]
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 […]
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 […]
How the seedlings are doing 3/16 So it’s been a few days. The Valentine grape and the Verona tomatoes are now coming up. The Valentine grape 9 of 12 seeds have propagated. For the Verona six seeds of 12 have germinated. 3/17 in just 24 hours all of the peppers have started to come up. […]
If you are new to gardening you might be a little intimidated when it comes to starting plants from seed. There’s no need to be afraid! Companies today offer products that make it very simple to do. Many vegetables we like to grow are from equatorial regions and cannot be started outdoors. They need longer […]
Product Sku Quantity Price Blue And White Floral Compost Keeper 54096 1 $29.95 Chandler Blueberry 30112 1 $13.95 Cornus Canadensis Or Bunchberry 14707 1 $8.95 King Arthur Hybrid Pepper 03144A 1 $3.50 Lemony Lace Sambucus 20889 1 $16.95 Margarets Pepper EB03184 1 $0.99 Marie Frances French Lilac 21069 1 $13.95 Mucho Nacho Hybrid Pepper 03059A […]
Help Audubon plant over 1 million bird-friendly plants, If you have 2 square feet outdoors, you have space for a bird friendly plant. Here are 9 great Colorado natives for anyone’s outdoor space.
My favorite bird is the mourning dove. Their sound is the most pleasant of any bird out there. I read today its in decline. To help it I will build a cone for easy nesting. young mourning dove Supplies: 12″ x 12″ Hardware cloth Tin Snips Cut a circle from the hardware cloth. Measure […]