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AROUND THE GARDEN(12)

April 7, 2011

These past few days, have been just perfect – weather wise. Had a lot of work to do in the garden, so I brought along my camera. Time for another pictorial post and tour of the garden!

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GARDEN REPORT


Posted by Justin | March 25, 2011

With cold temps,rain and a dusting of snow on the mountains, it’s hard to believe spring is here.

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SPRING, GLORIOUS, SPRING!


Posted by Anais Dervaes | March 21, 2011

Almost 5 inches of rain fell this weekend! With Pasadena under a 10 day imposed water restriction (remember to turn off those sprinklers!) the rain couldn’t have come at a better time.

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SOWING HOPE


Posted by Justin | March 16, 2011

As usual it’s been a BUSY work week here at the urban homestead – planted a bunch of soil blocks and a couple hundred bare root strawberries, watering, picking, packing, etc.

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RAIN!


Posted by Anais Dervaes | February 18, 2011

It rained over an inch this week. The garden is drinking it the much needed watering after a dry January. There’s still more rain to come. What a blessing!

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WHO OWNS THESE TRADEMARKS?


Posted by Justin | February 17, 2011

Search TESS and see ORGANIC GARDENING SQUARE FOOT GARDENING EDIBLE LANDSCAPING VICTORY GARDEN SEEDS OF CHANGE THE PIONEER WOMAN SIMPLE LIVING LOCAVORE HOMESTEAD GARDENS BACKYARD FARMS GAIA VEGE HONEYBEES HOMEGROWN BIODIESEL BICYCLING GARDENER URBAN HOME & GARDEN COMPOST MASTER HOMEGROWN HARVEST LIVING HOMEGROWN HOMEGROWN HIPPIE PLANT THE SEED GARDEN GIRL URBAN FARMING HOBBY FARM URBAN [...]

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Trademark Basics


Posted by Anais Dervaes | February 16, 2011

Trademarks offer the consumer protection from real and counterfeit merchandise and products The term Biodynamic is a trademark held by the Demeter association of biodynamic farmers for the purpose of maintaining production standards used both in farming and processing foodstuffs.  The trademark is intended to protect both the consumer and the producers of biodynamic produce.  [...]

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SPRING?


Posted by Anais Dervaes | February 2, 2011

After what appeared to be the start of a cold and wet winter, 2011 has started off pretty darn dry and warm. So warm that the peach and apple trees are blooming.

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FIRST FREEZE


Posted by Anais Dervaes | December 31, 2010

Twas a cold one last night!

Parts of the garden that weren’t covered sustained some frost damage. Much will recover but it’s certainly a set back.

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ONE THING


Posted by Anais Dervaes | December 15, 2010

If you could do only one thing to boost your sustainability today

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