Alright folks! We had 41 contest entries to win the book “I Garden: Urban Style” by Michael Nolan and Reggie Solomon via Scissorsanddrumsticks.com and our blog-spot on HOMEGROWN.org…Continue
Added by Scissors & Drumsticks on March 4, 2011 at 9:51am — No Comments
After leaving a job that required a moderate amount of international travel, I've spent the last three years becoming more "domesticated". One of my first forays into domestication focused on finally…Continue
Added by Chelsea on March 4, 2011 at 1:09am — No Comments
The thought on everyone’s mind these days at High Mowing is spring, spring, spring! …Continue
This morning it was brought to my attention that portions of an article I wrote in 2008 have been used by the Dervaes family unattributed ever since that time. I did some research and learned that it was even bigger than I had been told.
Please read the entire blog post with detailed info on my website here.
Warmer weather arrived for a brief visit over the weekend. Warm enough to drag the plastic laundry baskets of thousands of left over garlic that didn't make it into the garlic field this past fall, out to the front porch for a breath of fresh air and a sorting out.
With the baskets full sitting in the room just of the kitchen and constantly smelling garlic 24/7 makes it difficult not to *think garlic*, want to eat garlic, cook with garlic, etc. Garlic is a tricky…Continue
This is posted on my blog: http://mountainvalleyfarms.blogspot.com
About a month ago I noticed my dishwasher was not cleaning my dishes very well and I thought do I need to get another one? Didn't take me long to say no I don't! So I've been washing dishes by hand and loving it. I get to look out my kitchen window and watch the birds and just enjoy the beauty of outside. I've been using my dishwasher as a drainer…
Added by me on March 2, 2011 at 2:27pm — No Comments
About a month ago I was tired of winter. The doldrums had me....well, feeling humdrum. I needed something green. Something needed to grow! Unfortunately nowhere around us sells seeds or sprouts so I hopped on the line and had some friends in Charleston, SC pick up some seeds at a local whole food-type…Continue
**from my blog, Semi-Farmed Kind of Life**
February has sucked in myriad ways. I really am thankful it is the shortest month and practically over, because I'm not sure how many more blizzards, rescheduled appointments, sick family members and broken things I can stand. Even though we woke up today to a screaming septic alarm, an emergency weather radio going bonkers and at least a six inch deep lake in our…
Added by lexirain2001 on February 28, 2011 at 10:33pm — No Comments
This is a short little video on how to grow poppies that I came across and would like to share with all of the poppy lovin' people on Homegrown!
Added by me on February 24, 2011 at 4:52pm — No Comments
We were intrigued. We do a lot of watering, especially in the summer. Tomatoes are thirsty.
Tim did the research and found that we could buy them, but they were a bit pricey. $20 or more each. Yikes. We starting counting up how many we would need. Double yikes. We have…Continue
Added by Country Girl on February 23, 2011 at 2:27pm — No Comments