• WATER WISE WAYS

    O Water Where Art Thou? Over the last 15 years on the urban homestead we implemented a few water saving conservation practices (and we still have a ways…


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  • HAPPY SEVEN YEARS

    In Gratitude.. Thank you to SS, a loyal PTF reader for the most generous donation and lovely card which said: I have been following your site for over a year now…


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  • RAIN!

    Carpet of miner’s lettuce This morning, there was a flurry of planting activity as we prepared the garden for the approaching storm.    Obviously, transplanting is best right…


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  • THIS & THAT

    2 FEET AND 2 WHEELS Today was the first time we used our car in two weeks! Instead, we have either walked or used bicycles to make deliveries, run errands…


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  • THIS & THAT

    2 FEET AND 2 WHEELS Today was the first time we used our car in two weeks! Instead, we have either walked or used bicycles to make deliveries, run errands…


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  • BATTLE OF THE BOWL

    The Best Laid Plans… The mood, I imagine, around the PTF homestead mimics that of the recently defeated USC football team at the Rose Bowl…. Over the past few days we…


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  • "ACT OUTSIDE THE BOX"

    We hear so much these days for us to “think outside the box.” But then what? Jules has for years come to a conclusion that it’s time for us…


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  • “ACT OUTSIDE THE BOX”

    We hear so much these days for us to “think outside the box.” But then what? Jules has for years come to a conclusion that it’s time for us…


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  • ANOTHER STEP FORWARD

    WATER-LESS LOO “The typical American uses 13,000 gallons of water each year to remove a mere 165 gallons of body ‘waste.'” “There are two kinds of people in the world,…


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