Monthly Archives: November 2015

Even the Mighty Lion

Even the mighty Lion has to blend in with Grass to catch his prey. Advertisements

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Square Raised Bed

Today I started filling my 6 foot square raised bed with compost materials. Just stuff I have laying around. Started with water-soaked deadwood on the bottom, then tumbleweeds that had accumulated again, a pile of dead wildflowers, then some wet … Continue reading

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Black Friday Barrier Hedges

It has been 30 years since I have shopped on Black Friday.  All I wanted at the time was a couple Transformers for my son, who loved those things.  Never again, Pilgrims. Still, after just watching Black Friday films… bloodletting … Continue reading

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Mylar Adventures

Last summer I bought a box of Mylar sheets to replace my emergency blanket I kept behind my truck seat. It can get so cold in the mountains, if I got into car trouble, I would need the warmth. I … Continue reading

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Sustainability in the Mountains

It is still snowing today.  Perfect for winter dreaming and cozy cups of tea in front of my electric fireplace. After three years living on my five acres in the mountains, I keep moving forward with my Food Forest. Most … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Before I go off to make Cranberry Nut Bread for my contribution to Thanksgiving dinner, I thank everyone who reads my blog and extra thanks to those who comment and share with me. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Wabi Sabi Greenhouse

Today I started dry stacking the last concrete blocks for a 6 foot square raised bed.  I finished row one and checked it for size.  I have enough block for a second row, but not the third row I want. … Continue reading

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