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Month's End

Blog: Homestead Pantry   -   Friday August 30, 2013   -   By Homestead Artisa

Well here we are again at another month's end this time it's the end of August.  I really thought we'd have more of everything than has turned out.  Our squash has been abundant but slow to come to fruition, and not burying us as we were afraid it...

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Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Wednesday July 31, 2013   -   By Tony

It was my first field trip today to offer observations and ideas from the point of view of an urban farmer with educational and experiential background. My tour guide was a garden enthusiast mom who have a passion to help start productive gardens at...

Native Plant Information Tools

Blog: Michigan Native Plants   -   Thursday July 18, 2013   -   By TimB

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Chicken Week (Psst! We Have Chickens!)

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday April 08, 2013   -   By Katie

Guess what? We have chickens! We are the proud owners of six ISA Red egg-laying hens who are six weeks old as of today! If all goes well, they’ll be supplying us with fresh, brown eggs by the end of the summer. We selected ISA Reds because they...

Urban Gardening

Blog: Rockgate Farm   -   Thursday February 21, 2013   -   By Angela

Well, it's almost that time again.  I'm turning my dining room into a mini greenhouse complete with mood lighting. The cat keeps eating my baby herbs, so I've retaliated by feeding him dog food. That makes the dog mad and he retaliates by trying to...

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Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Thursday November 01, 2012   -   By Tony

The community garden experience here in South Florida started in the late 1990 as far as I am concerned. I witnessed the creation of a community garden at a crime infested site here in South Florida.I was lucky to have a major Newspaper "Sun...

Where did the Summer go?

Blog: Pine Needle Farm   -   Wednesday September 05, 2012   -   By Ann

So, what happened to summer this year?  It went by so fast, it's unreal!  I didn't get half the things done i wanted to.     Now the bears are getting pretty active looking for food to eat to get ready for winter.  I've been taking...

Jay Street Garden Celebration

Blog: For The Good, Inc. Community Gardens   -   Friday June 22, 2012   -   By Cassandra

It was a hard sell for Theresa Mott’s BOCES GED class on Good Friday when she first brought them to the Jay Street Garden. The day was cold and dreary and the plot looked like the neglected place it was. There were plenty of weeds and dead leavings from the...

Planting Begins at Jay Street Garden

Blog: For The Good, Inc. Community Gardens   -   Friday April 20, 2012   -   By Cassandra

Larry Drake of Feed Our Vets and Garden Manager have begun planting at Jay Street Garden. Two beds so far. Several chard varieties in one bed and two rows of Danver half longs, two rows of mesculin mix and a section of radishes in another. The DSS group was in...

Utica Community Gardens Update 2012

Blog: For The Good, Inc. Community Gardens   -   Wednesday April 11, 2012   -   By Cassandra

Utica Community Gardens 2012 Update The DSS crew did a good job in their first foray into the Jay Street Garden. Most had little or no garden experience and their teacher was doubtful that they would have any enthusiasm. But they heard the idea that...

Utica Community Gardens 2012 Update

Blog: For The Good, Inc. Community Gardens   -   Monday April 09, 2012   -   By Cassandra

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more on our slide show

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday March 04, 2012   -   By Arlene

Well I do not know what is happening with this blogging website as I am getting all kinds of weird messages, but apparently there is no hyperlink thingamabob on this site, so if you want to see the slide show, just cut and paste the following into your...

Leap Day

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Wednesday February 29, 2012   -   By Twilya

I just could not resist posting today, Leap Day.   This past week was spent getting my high tunnel and other gardens ready for some early plantings on parsley, cilantro, Romaine lettuce, Quinlet strawberries, and Alpine white strawberries.   We...

Ash Wednesday's Asparagus Bed

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Wednesday February 22, 2012   -   By Twilya

The frost broke earlier in the week so today, Ash Wednesday, is the day we start our new Asparagus bed.   If all goes according to plan we will have some asparagus for sale in 2013 and we will have A LOT for sale in 2014.   I have longed for an...

What's FRESH & LOCAL in December?

Blog: FRESH and LOCAL   -   Friday December 16, 2011   -   By Loris Sofia Gregory

Nature and local producers collaborate to bring us fresh succulent green and red gifts this month. Even after we have been gifted with a moisturizing blanket of pure white snow, local producers still deliver FRESH & LOCAL at Valley Natural Foods...

Container Gardens are a wise choice for many urban...

Blog: Freedom To Grow Our Own Food   -   Tuesday November 29, 2011   -   By Jason

Container gardening is a great way to grow plants. For years and years this has been the way nurseries and many gardeners enjoyed growing plants. Containers of many materials had been utilized. I remember my Grand Dad complaining about the poor soil&...

Spring 2011

Blog: Avalon Farms Premium Homegrown   -   Tuesday May 31, 2011   -   By Brigette

Well, no one can say that the spring of 2011 wasn’t interesting. Cold, yes. Wet, yes. Without sunshine, yes. As I am writing this, the sun is shining and the temperature today is expected in the “really hot” range, and with a good southerly breeze...

Mother's Day LIve herbs In a Garden Gft Basket - O...

Blog: So Succulent Gardens   -   Friday April 29, 2011   -   By Blossomfarm

I I will be posting different Ideas you can order this weekend for a timely delivery to MOM!   A garden basket of Fresh potted herbs.  Visit my listing for more....  

What's it's going to be...winter or spring?

Blog: Avalon Farms Premium Homegrown   -   Thursday April 21, 2011   -   By Brigette

Well here it is, mid April, and we just had a couple inches of snow. Can't believe it. Temperatures are running so far below normal that we are still up every night to fill the wood burner so that the tomatoes don't get cold. To add insult to injury, most days...

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