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What you CAN’T get in a store and WHY

Part I Healthy, nutrient rich food It starts at the ground level – the soil.  Plants get carbon and oxygen […]

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Gardening Workshop

We videotaped one of our gardening workshops.  Below are the videos, with a write-up of the content for easy reference.  […]

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Garden Dig #5: Seeds, Soil, and Giant Reeds

We waited for 2 days of dry weather to help dry out the garden before we sowed it.  But then […]

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Garden Dig #3 – Sowing and Transplanting

We’ve been planting our cold season crops outdoors.  For 3 days. We thought we’d be done yesterday, but clay soil […]

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Soil texture and what it means for your plants

    The basic idea:
The texture of soils can be divided into three parts according to particle size and structure: […]

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Garden Dig #1 – Building the Soil & a ‘Re-Purposed Pallet Picket Fence’

Welcome to our first Garden Dig post!  We will have regular updates throughout the year about our experiences in gardening […]

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