• SEED STARTING TIPS & TRICKS

    I’ve been asked countless times how do you know how deep to plant seeds. A simple and very effective way to figure out how deep to plant or how much dirt to cover seeds is …

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  • SEED STARTING TIPS & TRICKS

    I’ve been asked countless times how do you know how deep to plant seeds. A simple and very effective way to figure out how deep to plant or how much dirt to cover seeds is …

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  • BATHING BEAUTY

    While sis is hard at work making upgrades (looking good btw!) on our blog, here’s a little pictorial interlude for your enjoyment

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  • TOMATO TOWERS

    Tomatoes are the king of the garden come summer. In just a few weeks they can tower over their counterparts, creating a jungle right in the middle of the city!

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  • MAY HARVEST TALLY

    Reducing food miles, growing food security right in our own backyard!

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  • POLLEN NATION

    It is estimated that the work of bees provides $16 billion dollars of value annually in the U.S. alone. Pretty scary fact don’t you think that these little guys play such a big role in our food chain.

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  • HOMEGROWN POTATOES

    Time to harvest our Po-ta-Toes!

    Here in So Cal, where we have a to be desired growing season, started the potatoes back in December.

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  • RE-QUEENING

    In the apiary, queens rule. The queen bee determines the whole chemistry, demeanor and health of the hive.

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  • ANOTHER HIVE!

    Upon her return from a goat walk this weekend, my sister informed me that one of my bait hives was FULL of bees. Sweet!

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  • DOWNSIZING THE HONEY COMB

    Natural (smaller) cells are better especially those of us who are choosing chemical and antibiotic free hives.

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