Hercules is not a daddy but…

While I was out tonight surveying the hail storm damages… my poor, poor hostas! Whoa wait!  First I opened the door to Momma.  I thought those birds were going through seed rather quickly lately. Then I saw my hostas… this hurts After seeing my hostas I got very worried about the vegetable garden.  I ran … Continue reading

Garden Update – Stormy April

Well, it has been such a crazy April with all these storms, I have barely gotten anything done.  At least it feels that way.  A few things have just taken control and done their thing without my assistance.  Mainly the garlic, strawberries, chives, oregano. Peas are off and growing but I need to set some … Continue reading

List It Out – Veggie Garden 2011

So far, on the list for the veggie garden we have: Spinach Peas (shelling) Strawberries (everbearing, planted last year) Blueberries (bushes still small won’t get many) Nantes Carrots Music Garlic (hard neck) Soft neck Garlic (potted) Cal Wonder Peppers Jalapeno Peppers (Early) Tomato Red Oxheart Tomato Roma Cherry Black Zucchini Blue Lake Pole Beans Contender … Continue reading

The Official First Garden Post of 2011

I’m calling it.  This is it.  It’s officially the beginning of our 2011 garden!     If you are wondering about the white pvc tubes, those are my watering tubes.  I center a short piece of pipe and fill my seed flats with dirt around it.  Space seeds accordingly around the flat (depending on seed … Continue reading

Meet Hercules!

This is our new rabbit (aka poop machine!) and he loves to cuddle.  I am told he is about 5 months old.  Trying to decide if I should get him neutered or wait to see if bad habits develop.  His living arrangements are indoors so spraying could be a big problem.  I have no other … Continue reading

Newest Urban Homesteading Trademark Development

Most unfortunate for the Derves family is the fact that EFF – Electronic Frontier Foundation is now involved and representing book authors/publishers who were contacted by the Dervaes family.  You can take a glimpse of their book on amazon,  The Urban Homestead: Your Guide to Self-Sufficient Living in the Heart of the City.  I ordered … Continue reading

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