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Tara Pendleton
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Does anyone raise rabbits to enhance their gardens?
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I'm very new here, and this is my first post.Hello all, I'm not new to keeping wonderful gardens. Growing large amounts of food in a small amount of space. My success is the rabbits I keep. They feed…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by pelenaka Nov 8, 2010.

 

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Tara Pendleton replied to HOMEGROWN.org's discussion 'Drying Chile Peppers 101 (Poblano, Chipotle, etc.)'
"Chili Ristras come to mind with your mention. It is a New Mexico tradition. They hang them in doorways of homes at Christmas time.  The chilies can be then dried & used for making sauce. I have not seen other chilies used other than…"
Jan 24, 2013
Tara Pendleton commented on Jennifer's photo
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HOME Cooked Winter Recipes: Rösti with Smoked Salmon and Horseradish Cream

"I want that for dinner. This looks so very good! Thank you for sharing. I will try my best to do it the way you did. Tara"
Jan 24, 2013
Tara Pendleton commented on Leslie J Price's photo
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garlic popping 2012

"Do you know how to make garlic braids? Tara"
Jan 24, 2013
Tara Pendleton commented on Leslie J Price's photo
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garlic popping 2012 2

"Thank you for sharing. I am growing garlic at this time as a beginner. Perhaps you have suggestions? So far very good. All has come up and is doing good. Tara"
Jan 24, 2013
Tara Pendleton replied to HOMEGROWN.org's discussion 'Raising Rabbits 101'
"Nice story  & great job on your rabbit mentions! The 4-H youth are the future in keeping all this going! Congratulations! Job well done! Tara"
Jan 24, 2013
Tara Pendleton replied to Ellen Peavey's discussion 'No Dig Potatoes'
"I grow potatoes in a 5 Gallon planter bucket. They have won blue ribbons at the local county fair, for 2 years now. It is easy. Flip bucket and pull out potatoes. It all started with some potato peels. They are the best taste ever! Even blow away…"
Sep 17, 2011
Tara Pendleton replied to Lizz's discussion 'Goat Share?' in the group Backyard Livestock
"I'm greatly concerned about any raw milk barter ideas.    Since  there was a raid on a private membership  Co-OP in Venice CA. Regarding raw goat milk. Rawsome Foods CO-OP was raided. All the milk was dumped. Eggs too. The…"
Sep 17, 2011
Tara Pendleton joined Cornelia's group
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Backyard Livestock

Got goats? Sheep? Cows? Pigs? Fowl? Share expertise, questions and stories here!
Sep 17, 2011
pelenaka replied to Tara Pendleton's discussion 'Does anyone raise rabbits to enhance their gardens?'
"Absolutely love bunny poop for the garden it works wonders. Currently I am raising Giant Chinchillas which are also a heritage breed on the critical list. We only provide rabbit meat for our own personal use. We're not very vocal about our meat…"
Nov 8, 2010
Tara Pendleton replied to Cornelia's discussion 'Now that it's September, what are you doing to prepare for a new season?'
"I just planted turnips, beets & Brussels sprouts. Wheat was planted a couple weeks ago. My tomatoes faded a couple cold nights ago. So now I'm doing the winter garden set up. My peppers & potatoes are still doing good. I still plan to…"
Oct 27, 2010
Tara Pendleton replied to Tara Pendleton's discussion 'Does anyone raise rabbits to enhance their gardens?'
" I love the photo. Thank you for sharing. ☼ "
Oct 23, 2010
rachel whetzel replied to Tara Pendleton's discussion 'Does anyone raise rabbits to enhance their gardens?'
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Oct 23, 2010
rachel whetzel replied to Tara Pendleton's discussion 'Does anyone raise rabbits to enhance their gardens?'
"I know that my chickens are LOVING the spent hay from the rabbits!! I have my rabbits bedded in hay, so when it gets soiled, I will just throw hay and poo altogether into the garden. At the moment, I don't have anything planted in the garden,…"
Oct 23, 2010
Jan Martinez replied to Tara Pendleton's discussion 'Does anyone raise rabbits to enhance their gardens?'
"Tara, How sweet of you to serve many angles ~ Grow your garden and help to save an endangered species! Great idea! I'm going to try to find those endangered breeds. I had no idea any of them were on the endangered species list! I love my little…"
Oct 23, 2010
Tara Pendleton replied to Tara Pendleton's discussion 'Does anyone raise rabbits to enhance their gardens?'
"It would be nice to see gardening and raising livestock-such as rabbits be shared in how they both can, and will complement each other. My gardens thrive thanks to rabbit keeping. My rabbit keeping thrives thanks to the gardens. How sweet is that in…"
Oct 23, 2010
rachel whetzel replied to Tara Pendleton's discussion 'Does anyone raise rabbits to enhance their gardens?'
"This is so funny!! I just got some "used" rabbits for this very reason!! I have a garden spot that I'm sure didn't thrive because the soil isn't at it's best. I plan to get that soil rockin' and rollin' with…"
Oct 23, 2010

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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
100% Homegrown
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rare breed livestock promoter
A bit about me:
I love to garden, raise heritage breed rabbits-both breeds are on critical endangered list. Rabbits make the best fertilizer in the world! My gardens thrive here big time.
Promote growing foods and good health through eating the best quality foods.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Fresh halibut from the ocean -wild caught off our coast.
Baked in olive oil. Served with everything from the garden in a big salad.
Web site I recommend:
http://www.albc.org

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