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December 2014 Blog Posts (3)

Plant Heirloom Seeds for VICTORY!

Originally shared at Back to the Basics

I have shared about VICTORY GARDEN here on several occasions. …

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Added by Marianne Smith on December 27, 2014 at 7:35am — No Comments

Chicken Run

It is official. I am smarter than a chicken.

Henny, our scrawny white leghorn, has been escaping from the chicken run for the last few weeks. It was annoying, especially after we closed all of the obvious escape routes, but not that big a deal. After all, chickens just want to be with the flock, so, after a few moments of running around and shouting “Free at last!” she would wander back to the coop and dig through the garden bed next door, waiting for the gate to open for her…

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Added by Charlyn on December 15, 2014 at 12:34am — No Comments

Go Green; Literally! Funky Upcycling and Recycling Ideas for Your Plant Pots

A trip to the nursery is possibly the most calming and refreshing experience. Walking around, choosing your plants and just being in the presence of nature’s bounty does some amazing things for your emotional health. I know I can hardly wait for my annual trip to the nursery!

 There is one downside, however. Plants are sold in plastic pots. When we come home we plant them in our gardens. What happens to all the plastic pots? Most recyclers do not accept planters as a recyclable as…

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Added by Anne Staley on December 12, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

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