• OLLAS, O YEAH

    Our water saving ollas were featured in the latest issue of NATURAL HOME (pg 65) PLANT POTTERY THAT…


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  • OLLAS

    We received another shipment of ollas today. For those of you who have ollas on backorder -…


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  • USING OLLAS

    Olla gardening by Curtis W. Smith, NMSU Extension Horticulture Specialist Irrigation of plants by means of ollas, unglazed pottery jars, is an ancient practice. It was brought to the…


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  • OLLAS

    Shipment of ollas arrive at the urban homestead With temperatures in the upper 80’s this week, garden work is in full swing. Getting ready for…


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  • GROW WHERE YOU ARE PLANTED

    Rerun Last week Hallmark channel’s New Morning reran two clips from the urban homestead that were filmed in late January after the record breaking freeze where temperatures dipped…


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  • UPDATES FROM THE URBAN HOMESTEAD

    Homemade vegetable lasagna Diet of an Urban Homesteader To answer a reader’s question: “what’s B, L & D stand for?” Answer: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Highlights, this week on the urban…


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  • MUSINGS

    Both Sides Now When we have time we sneak a peek through the referral statistics from the PTF website and it’s great to see the many sites that link to…


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  • HOMESTEAD HAPPENINGS

    – short and sweet. Because of all that’s going on these days (good & bad) we (I) just don’t have the time any more to write decent, in depth…


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  • WATER

    Ollas making a comeback in dry regions Water Water Everywhere? Water is on everyone’s brains here on the urban homestead – we are praying for a miracle shower, storm…


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  • DIY CLIPS

    Filming Last week we heard from someone working with the Hallmark Channel that one of the DIY clips made it to one of the ‘New Morning‘…


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