• URBAN HOMESTEAD HAPPENINGS

    New olla bed, winter garden, Fairlight, baking day, spring! Snapshots from around the urban homestead. I had to put in a picture of ‘Lady Fairlight’ (our Nigerian Dwarf) because…


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  • THIS & THAT

    Olla Q & A – Ollas & Seeds Q. Hello, a few “olla” questions. Can they be used in colder NE climates without having to dig them up in…


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  • THIS & THAT

    Olla Q & A – Ollas & Seeds Q. Hello, a few “olla” questions. Can they be used in colder NE climates without having to dig them up in…


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  • IN THE GARDEN

    Green edible carpet Greens Glorious Greens Thanks to the unusually warm weather (high in upper 80’s) the greens are on the rebound. The raised beds once again look like…


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  • 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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  • BITS & PIECES

    Warm We’ve been experiencing warm temperature these past few days. So warm in fact that we didn’t bother closing the windows last night and slept with many windows open. Still…


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  • BITS & PIECES

    Warm We’ve been experiencing warm temperature these past few days. So warm in fact that we didn’t bother closing the windows last night and slept with many windows open. Still…


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  • ODDS & ENDS

    Kitty on bale More Straw We picked up 10 more bales of straw from a local grocery store after its display had to be taken down. Spanky (our tabby)…


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  • ODDS & ENDS

    Kitty on bale More Straw We picked up 10 more bales of straw from a local grocery store after its display had to be taken down. Spanky (our tabby)…


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  • SIZZLING SEPTEMBER

    Up on the roof once again The heat and humidity has descended on the Southland once again (see huge white cumulous clouds over the San Gabriel mountain range…


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