• 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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  • Q & A

    Q & A – Hatching Eggs Q. Just wondering how you can tell that an egg is fertiile? Does it look different from an unfertilized egg? I was also wondering…


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  • Q & A

    Q & A – Hatching Eggs Q. Just wondering how you can tell that an egg is fertiile? Does it look different from an unfertilized egg? I was also wondering…


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  • TRACKS

    Step One One of our reader’s had a great suggestion (which we got a real kick out of btw) when he emailed: “Nice to see the article about you guys in…


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  • STATE OF THE URBAN HOMESTEAD

    Back to our regular scheduled program… We Got Rain A cut off low has parked itself off the coast and is expected to bring showers Saturday and into Wednesday.   Plants…


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  • WAGON-STOCK OF LATEST ECO-GOODS

    Brac Greywater System : An innovative and affordable grey water filtration system from Canada. Path to Freedom Introduces BRAC GREYWATER SYSTEMS to Southern California A…


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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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  • WHAT’S NEW

    Urban Homestead Happenings The latest on the metal roof installation is that it’s not done yet.   Thought we’d had a roof in time for the new year but, mother…


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