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Wild Jewels for your Wild Valentine

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Monday January 30, 2012   -   By Jessica

I've always liked to make my own Valentine love letters....all handwritten and colored with leaves and sticks and twigs and rocks and plant dyed spots, or whipping up my own chocolatey and sticky and sweet confections, and irresistible luscious liqueurs....but...

A Sprig of Lavender

Blog: A Sprig of Lavender   -   Wednesday December 07, 2011   -   By Ann

A Sprig of Lavender pure and simple inspiration by Forrester Farm   Can be seen at:

Edible and Medicinal Nature Tour!

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Monday November 28, 2011   -   By Mary

On December 8, TwoInTents will leading a nature tour of the wild edible and medicinal plants of the I-70 Corridor in Bennett, Colorado. You can feed your family all year long with what nature provides; we always have enough. Please RSVP at 720-833-8795.

Busy, Hot and Praying for Rain

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Thursday August 11, 2011   -   By Petra

It has been a very busy few days. Getting everything prepared for the Home & Garden Show in Austin Texas at the end of the month. I started to bake homemade herbal critter snacks that my dogs and camelids enjoy very much. They are completely vegan,...

Howdy from Texas

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Tuesday August 02, 2011   -   By Petra

Wow, it's a hot day again . The animals are all roaming around and pass by the water hose routinely so they can get their shower :) I think I will stay home from the clinic tomorrow so I can care for my "children". With the weather up to 107...

The Wonders of Nature Never Cease to Amaze!!

Blog: Rockgate Farm   -   Sunday July 10, 2011   -   By Angela

Who would have thunk it?!    After going missing for quite a long time, the prodigal duck has returned.....with (13) ducklings in tow.  AMAZING!!   I told the family that she had most likely succumbed to the marauding pack of...

New agricultural newspaper

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Tuesday June 07, 2011   -   By Mary

I am so proud to announce that the agricultural and nature newspaper which I assist in editing has now an online edition!  You ought to check it out...   Besides covering agriculture, nature science, art and the...

Wild brassicas blooming on the palmer divide

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Sunday May 22, 2011   -   By Mary

The wild brassicas are flowering on the Palmer divide, which indicates with extreme certainty one of the two following possibilities: either the last frost has happened, or the plants are senseless.   Certainly this has been something of a crazy year...

What a nice walk!

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Saturday May 15, 2010   -   By Mary

What a nice walk we had today!  Though there was the promise of rain (and rain walks are, indeed, a charming and beautiful adventure), the skies cleared unexpectedly and our nature walk / educational walking tour of the wild edible and medicinal plants of...

Tractor Papa is Plowing in Heaven

Blog: Spyglass Gardens   -   Tuesday April 20, 2010   -   By Steve or Wendy

        There are farmers, want a be's, and then there are "farmers".  These folks that are "farmers" have jeans that if they could speak would tell you adventures beyond your wildest dreams. ...

Listening to the sounds

Blog: Double Check Ranch   -   Sunday April 11, 2010   -   By Sarah

It's official, summer has begun once again, with the bugs out in earnest.   Going to bed, I listen to the sounds of horses nickering at each other in the dark, cows gobbling up the grass in my yard (they avoid the weeds amazingly well!) crickets...


Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Thursday March 04, 2010   -   By Karen

Well, this isn't the best photo I've ever taken! But there was a screen between myself and this lovely little jewel of a bird. And, they are soooo fast that it's really difficult to take their picture! I wanted to post about which flowers are in my...

Quality Foods and Good Medicine for the Body and t...

Blog: Mamushi Nature Farm   -   Monday November 23, 2009   -   By Dr. Haddox

Mamushi Nature Farm produce foods using the Japanese Nature farming method. We produce quality plants and animals for human consumption. We help our customers in their efforts to obtain the best meats, milk, butter, plants, and fruits and...

More and More Tech Savy

Blog: Kyle Farms All Natural Lamb   -   Wednesday September 09, 2009   -   By Anne

New photo gallery for Kyle Farms!!  We're getting more and more tech savy every day :-)  

Progress at the Patch

Blog: Bloom Where You're Planted Farm   -   Saturday July 25, 2009   -   By Teresa

Our latest project, the renovation of the former entry room of the schoolhouse into a concession kitchen, is zipping along.  The walls, ceiling, lighting, outlets and ceiling fan are all in.  The walls are painted the same pale yellow as the rest of...

Improper Accommodations?

Blog: Bed, Breakfast & A Pinch of Natural Bliss   -   Thursday May 07, 2009   -   By Donna

On my usual morning garden stroll, with Quincy (our Labrador),  I check the herb beds for sprouting  and the bird feeders to be sure they are full of seed.  We have a lovely array of birds that visit and count on us for food, so we don't want to...

Green Earth Fair this Sunday in Naperville, IL

Blog: Cedar Valley Sustainable Farm   -   Friday May 01, 2009   -   By Jody

Green Earth Fair May 3, 2009 1 to 5 p.m. Come to the organic farm in Naperville for our 6th annual Green Earth Fair. The event is free and open to the public! Experts speaking on organic lawn care, sustainable landscaping, organic home...

A Perfect Weekend For Mushroom Hunting

Blog: Peaceful Acres Lavender Farm   -   Thursday April 23, 2009   -   By Mike

Season is here and the great spring rain has past for the next several days leaving us with warm temperatures and an abundance of MORREL mushrooms waiting to be harvested.    Hunt on the Eastern and Northern facing slopes. They can be found...

Nature Provides All We Need

Blog: Re Rustica   -   Wednesday April 08, 2009   -   By fullofbeans

Food can have amazing effects on you.  Some foods make you happy, others make you sad, some make you healthy, others can kill you.  Some foods make you hallucinate, others clarify your mind.  Food is a magical thing, and it is important to...


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