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Fighting the Rabbits

Rabbits have been eating everything they can find at the 40 acre woods.  Greens, peppers, carrots, landscape plants and even the roses have been eaten by these pest.  Their late night attacks seem to have escaped our sleeping watchdog June. … Continue reading

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Raised Bed Update

A few months ago I built a raised garden bed and wrote a post on how it was constructed.  I wanted to update you on the progress of this project.  I did not expect to get any yield from this … Continue reading

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Building a Raised Garden Bed

Feeding your family with fresh vegetables grown at home is a satisfying way to stay healthy and save money.  Designing your bed with the right materials will give you years of vigorous vegetable growth without additional inputs.  I was able … Continue reading

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Oxalis, a tart and tasty weed

You would have to be in the Artic to get away from Oxalis, there are over 850 varieties growing all around the world.  Oxalis is the largest genus in the wood-sorrel family.  Commonly called Oxalis, Sorrel or Sourgrass here in the … Continue reading

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Garden Transition

The garden transition from one season to another is much more beautiful in a permaculture system. I do not till, I do not pull out all the plants. I just scratch out open areas in the bed and throw out … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Sunchoke

The Sunchoke is a native sunflower in the eastern North America.  Unlike the other sunflowers we normally plant in the garden, the best part is not the seeds, it’s the roots (tubers). Sometimes called Jerusalem Artichokes or Sunroots, Sunchokes were … Continue reading

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Rotate Your Berries

I love berries.  I spent many summer days in the river bottoms of Kentucky picking Blackberries.  I am sure I ate more than I put in my bucket, but Mom always had enough to make a Blackberry Cobbler.  The cuts … Continue reading

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