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  • Spring 2016 Garden Update

    Been busy gardening and made a good bit of progress in March and April getting things  reestablished. Lots of natives put in for wildlife habitat as well as small food garden consisting of hugelculture beds. The kale and lettuce is looking great. Just got in a few peppers one tomatoes too. Oh, and two blueberries. […]

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  • Pigweed!

    Not the prettiest of plants but that’s okay, thenutritional content and taste make up for it!This little grouping is growing very happilyin one of our swales right between our rhubarband blueberry. My new favorite cooked green is a “weed”! As much as I love spinach I don’t grow it that often and when I do […]

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  • Great Tomatoes!

    Big tomatoes! These are some amazing plants we have this year! We’ve got great soil which we’ve made better with plenty of composted goat manure and hay. Really good stuff. No sign of tomatoe hornworms yet but I’m sure they’ll show eventually.

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  • Almost all of the tomatoes planted!

    All of the tomatoes are finally planted! Edit: we decided to extend the small row and finish off the tray…. so, almost all of them planted! We had lots of cedar from our observatory project at the top of the hill so we’ve been putting those branches to good use. In this case, a sturdy, […]

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  • Crab apple!

    Planting our first tree together! A crab apple for aid in pollinating the Arkansas Black. That’s three apple trees total. Of course we’d like more fruit trees but it’s a start! As usual I can depend on Kaleesha to write up a beautiful post about it.