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Grumblings and updatings

Am going to have a much reduced growing area this year, and everything but garlic and raspberries will be in pots or raised beds (made of old friges, bathtubs, etc.) in part because Dad said so and mostly because I was not the world's best gardener even before my entirely too recent heart attack. I'd just got my new chicks, too! Lost one while I was in the hospital. The rest are being happily noisy since midnight is snack time. And I have 2 little ducks this year too. The city sent out a poll… Continue

Added by Jana Franzen on March 3, 2016 at 2:03am — No Comments

Starting Seeds with Soil Blocks

It’s that time of year again to start thinking about starting your seeds indoors. It’s a great way to get a jump on spring. For the last few years I have been using soil blocks to start my seedlings. They are a great alternative to those plastic seed starting cells. There is a small initial investment in purchasing the soil block molds, but once that’s complete your done. Unlike the plastic cells you need to buy every few years.

If you are considering using soil blocks to start your…


Added by Matthew Riland on February 27, 2016 at 6:25pm — 1 Comment

The Different Styles for Shop Cabinets

Now, cabinets are the need of the hour for just about any kind of business. It’s not something which is restricted to either residential or commercial. We all have the use of a cabinet or a number of cabinets. They fulfill a multi-dimensional role; from being useful for storage and careful filing to being used for the purpose of display, the purposes are many.…


Added by Sania baker on February 23, 2016 at 8:15am — No Comments

Important Elements to Consider While Making Modern Kitchen

The interior design of every house symbolizes the importance of presentation and making our homes more than just a living space. No wonder this industry has been thriving in recent years and the modern kitchens have been gaining popularity with every passing day.…


Added by Sania baker on February 19, 2016 at 2:17am — No Comments

5 tips to stay safe when you live alone

Living alone is very beneficial as it makes a person more independent and responsible. However, living alone is not…


Added by Anjali Dixit on February 17, 2016 at 3:16am — 1 Comment

Factors to Consider Before Planning a Kitchen Renovation

Designing a kitchen is no cakewalk. It requires perfect planning before the work can be started. You have to firmly be in control of your budget and be clear about your requirements before you start renovating your kitchen. Whether it is renovating a kitchen at home or choosing a commercial kitchen design, there are many things that have to be sketched out before you can start executing your plan. Kitchen space needs to be handled carefully as it is the right combination of budget, space and…


Added by Shubhi Gupta on February 15, 2016 at 3:45am — No Comments

Möchten Harmonie zu halten? Wählen Sie die richtigen Kochtechniken.

1. Boiling

Gekochte Lebensmittel schnell und leicht vom Körper aufgenommen, die uns alle nützlichen Spurenelemente erhalten können. Darüber hinaus schließt Absud die Verwendung von Öl, das das Essen weniger Kalorien macht.

Es gibt jedoch einige Nuancen zum Sieden. Beispielsweise fallen die meisten der Produkte auseinander während des Kochens, werden immer weniger knackig, reichen Geschmack zu verlieren. "Darüber hinaus, wenn als Tierprodukten hergestellt, in der…


Added by Jay Rocket on February 2, 2016 at 6:36am — No Comments

Young & Green: Lisbeth on Zebra Tomatoes and Blue Potatoes

You’re reading Young & Green, the group blog written by participants of GrowNYC’s Youthmarket. This network of urban farm stands is operated by neighborhood youth, supplied by local farmers, and supplies communities throughout NYC with fresh fruits and…


Added by HOMEGROWN.org on January 29, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Young & Green: Meet Assistant Manager Jhon

You’re reading Young & Green, the group blog written by participants of GrowNYC’s Youthmarket. This network of urban farm stands is operated by neighborhood youth, supplied by local farmers, and supplies communities throughout NYC with fresh fruits and…


Added by HOMEGROWN.org on January 15, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

A Stop on the #Road2FarmAid…. Relive Farm Aid 30 This Sunday!

Join us for an encore performance of Farm Aid 30 this Sunday, January 10 on AXS TV. The 90-minute special presentation features performances from Farm Aid’s 30th anniversary concert and epic performances from over the years. Click here to find AXS on your cable box, and tune in at 8 pm EST/7 pm CST on Sunday, January 10!…


Added by HOMEGROWN.org on January 5, 2016 at 4:07pm — No Comments

Seeking Healer Apprenticeship

Greetings beautiful being.

I am available for a flexible unique work trade educational experience (internship, apprenticeship, membership) in exchange for livable private space and longevity.

I am interested in engaging with healing arts spaces/healers/free skools/medicinal shops/free clinics and other styles of being, so please let me know if we are a fit for each other! I will love to schedule a phone call with you,…


Added by Careta Mae on December 29, 2015 at 8:06pm — No Comments

8 Accessories You Should Always Keep In Your Bar

A home bar is that one corner of the home which can either be your own solitary nook or can mean your rise to becoming a social butterfly if you mean to entertain. A home bar gives you the freedom to entertain at your own whims and fantasies without having to splurge an exorbitant sum at the bar. It can also mean that you get to mix your own drinks, have your own conversation and do everything at your own pace.

Now, these days, almost all homes have a stylish plan and a layout. Many a…


Added by Shubhi Gupta on December 21, 2015 at 9:54am — No Comments

Are Granite Worktops Worth The Investment?

Granite has been man’s favourite architectural stone for ages. Human civilizations across the world boast of some magnificent architectural marvels made of granite. In today’s modern era, the stone is equally popular as worktops and vanity tops. London households prefer granite as their kitchen worktops and for flooring, vanity tops and wall cladding. The number of granite worktops installed in homes and commercial buildings in London and elsewhere is higher than any other stone…


Added by Shubhi Gupta on December 21, 2015 at 9:29am — No Comments

Lets Make Some Donut Recipe

Natively constructed doughnuts are difficult to beat. Fill them with delectable cream, crisp organic product jam, or tart citrus curd—and, well, they get to be cushioned, delicate pads of immaculate paradise. Making a cluster may require a touch of exertion, yet the strides are straightforward and the outcomes are divine. What's more, keep in mind: when you make them yourself, you win the privilege to eat the same number of as you'd like.

What you'll need:



Added by Jay Rocket on December 8, 2015 at 8:19pm — No Comments

Mary's Organic Garden Gift Guide

Wondering what to get the gardener - foodie - eco activist - homesteader - homeschooler - teacher - adventurer in your life? We have something for just about everyone from beginner garden grow kits to sprouting kits and homesteader packs.
BONUS: We have a very special Promo Code for you!!!…

Added by Marianne Smith on November 18, 2015 at 9:31pm — No Comments

Green Tomatoes: Do Something With Them!

It pains me to see folks piling their spent tomato plants, laden with green tomatoes, at the curb for yard waste pick up. I'm glad to participate in this round up of 65 Recipes for Using and Preserving Green Tomatoes over on…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on October 21, 2015 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Producers! Consumers! Have you heard of Barn2Door? Want to try it out?

Disclosure: the folks at Barn2Door sent me a box of jujube fruits direct from Fairview Orchards in exchange for writing a post using the fruit and spreading the word about B2D. I've already fulfilled that obligation, and then some. This post is not part of that, it's just…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on October 18, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

Health Hazards that Plague Homes

“Home environmental health risks and the pollution of indoor residential air are becoming increasingly recognized as sources of injury and exacerbation of illness, particularly in vulnerable populations such as pregnant women, infants, children, the elderly, and those living with a chronic medical condition or disability,” revealed a study on Home…


Added by Shane Jackson on October 1, 2015 at 7:38am — No Comments

FALL Planting Tips & More

Are you Ready to plant Cool-Weather Crops?…


Added by Marianne Smith on September 28, 2015 at 9:53am — No Comments

FALL is Here!! Garlic & Seeds Update

Are you Ready to plant your FALL Garden?…


Added by Marianne Smith on September 23, 2015 at 10:15pm — No Comments

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