• O PIONEERS

    ‘How’d they do that in the olden days’ is quite often a phrase we speak around here… How did they go about without modern conveniences, how did they survive, what did they eat, and so on. For us modern folks all we have to do is get in our cars

  • FELLOW TRAVELERS

    “The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.” Masanobu Fukuoka Take some time to browse around FUKUOKA FARMING. This site is dedicated to Fukuoka’s revolutionary method of sustainable agriculture. Fukuoka is best known forONE STRAW REVOLUTION. “Many people think

  • URBAN GARDENING

    More bottles in the garden OK, we finally listed {well, tried} the plants in the yard. So far we tallied over 300 varieties on 1/5 of an acre {view list}. The guys almost have the vermicomposting system attached underneath the rabbit hutch. For all you worm lovers check out CityWorm.com 

  • BEATIN' THE RAINDROPS

    Spent all day today and yesterday planting and transplanting, getting ready for a pretty large storm which arrived this afternoon. This rain is a blessing and it should help out the garden tremendously! To make up for the minimal precipitation last year, this year we are going to need a

  • BEATIN’ THE RAINDROPS

    Spent all day today and yesterday planting and transplanting, getting ready for a pretty large storm which arrived this afternoon. This rain is a blessing and it should help out the garden tremendously! To make up for the minimal precipitation last year, this year we are going to need a

  • NEW BUNNY HOME

    Finished!! ONE DOWN… The guys finished the bunny hutch on Friday by putting the overhang up. Instead of plywood, they used some old plastic canvas which would allow some sun in but keep out the rain. The bunnies are enjoying their new home, especially their new “living” space. Now to

  • MORE PLANTS

    We got some new plants yesterday again fromEXOTICA RARE FRUIT NURSERY. The quality was much better than the first batch.  We added: Red Malaysian Guava, Jamaican Red Banana, Negronne Fig, and Miracle Fruit. We also got an Evergreen Huckleberry and Wintergreen fromRAINTREE NURSERY. This was our first time buying from

  • CONDO-BUNNIUM

     Almost finished! The guys almost finished the rabbit hutch. All that’s left to do is to put on the shade roof and attach the waste disposal system/floor. They also plan to attach worms bins underneath the hutch for more vermicomposting space. The rabbit droppings will drop through a funnel and

  • TOOTHACHE PLANT

    Toothache Plant THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF HERBS The other day, I had pain from wisdom teeth coming in and since we are growing new herb calledTOOTHACHE PLANT in the yard I gave it a try.  And to, my surprise– wait a second here, in fact I shouldn’t be surprised as

  • BOTTLES WANTED

     Bottles up! We have been trying to collect bottles when delivering to the restaurants and caterers to put in some of the garden beds for both useful and decorative functions. I really would like some blue bottles that they use for mineral water… but, they are hard to find. We