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Janice replied to HOMEGROWN.org's discussion 'Cultured Butter 101 (AKA Fermented Butter; Bonus Recipe: Cultured Butter Cookies!)'
"Oh NO!  Another project to add to my DIY list..."
7 hours ago
Erika H replied to Laura Blum's discussion 'Leggy Plants'
"Oh, I see!  That does sound frustrating~ I just adopted a cat and I am also finding a seedling or two toppled over or uprooted next to some stray cat hairs on the windowsill--plain evidence of tampering!!  But i've recovered them so…"
8 hours ago
Laura Blum replied to Laura Blum's discussion 'Leggy Plants'
"Erika,  Some of my seeds are doing great!!  Other's not so great.  IF I had a south facing window that was warm and sunny like my grandma had I'm sure I wouldn't have this problem.  I'm keeping them watered…"
8 hours ago
Tara Lehner replied to Cynthia Skelton's discussion 'Week 4: Chapters 19-21' in the group Gene Everlasting: HOMEGROWN Book Club
"This was a really great book although, for me, a tough read. I don't know what exactly it was... too much truth? His writing is easy to read and enjoyable, I just had difficulty picking it up! Cynthia, the passage you shared about death being…"
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Pam replied to HOMEGROWN.org's discussion 'Growing Asparagus 101'
"Were it I, I'd cut it all down. As I said, Uncle Myron would mow it all down once a week. That inspires them to send up new shoots and the shoots are Good Eats! "
12 hours ago
Pam replied to HOMEGROWN.org's discussion 'Growing Asparagus 101'
"I don't. I was about 10 and very much more interested in being in the lake. However, I eat loads of asparagus now and love it. - I steam it until just done and eat with butter (plain or garlic). - Cut it up into stir frys, veggie stews (or any…"
12 hours ago
Bill Graney replied to Caroline Malcolm's discussion 'Top 50 Breweries of 2010' in the group The Brewers Pub - Sit and raise your glass with friends!
"Pizza Port/Lost Abbey is my favorite.  Whenever I'm in the San Diego area one of their locations is a must stop for a pint, pizza and growler fill.    A little closer to home are Ladyface Ales (Agoura Hills) and Surf Brewing…"
13 hours ago
Jana Franzen posted a blog post

Live Below the Line 2014, garden progress

https://www.livebelowtheline.com/me/jmfI am doing it again this year! Not too sure how much of my garden produce is going to make it into the mix (though pretty sure radishes will be up enough!),…See More
13 hours ago
Bill Graney joined John F. Houpt II, PhD's group

The Brewers Pub - Sit and raise your glass with friends!

If you are a brewer, a lover of home brew beer, or just interested in making beer or wine at home, this is your place. I do not support anyone provider of brewing items, but the community. I brew what tastes good to me and so should you. PROST!See More
14 hours ago
Bill Graney replied to HOMEGROWN.org's discussion 'Growing Hops 101'
"That's the best article I've read on hop growing (and I've read quite a few).  My Nugget hops are off to an encouraging start but the Mt. Hoods haven't made an appearance.  Do you think this far into Spring I should…"
14 hours ago
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Whatever your current compost situation, Joshua has a plan to take you to the next level. Give his Multibin Composter 101 a gander and prepare to break out the power tools.

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Roasted Asparagus and Chicken Jelly Noodles

Posted by Kirsten Madaus on April 14, 2014 at 4:30pm

Boners are awesome!

Posted by Jana Franzen on April 13, 2014 at 4:50pm — 2 Comments

Rustic Roasted CSA Carrots

Posted by Kirsten Madaus on April 12, 2014 at 8:41am — 1 Comment

More seeds!

Posted by Jana Franzen on April 11, 2014 at 9:12pm — 2 Comments

ow ow ow... stupid weather

Posted by Jana Franzen on April 11, 2014 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

Easy Tips for a Healthy Compost Pile

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I saw green things!

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HOMEGROWN 101: Plant and Grow

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Calling all HOMEGROWN types: Got a question? Ask it here! Want to share what you know? Discuss it here! Consider this forum your community garden, where you can learn from and help each other. Hooray, teamwork!

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