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Adventures in Urban Homesteading

First Time Picking Strawberries

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Kids, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Our front yard is designed and planted to be a “fruit forest.” That’s what we’re hoping it will grow into, anyway....

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Adding Worm Castings (with a little help)

Posted by on Mar 4, 2013 in Kids, Seedlings | 0 comments

Growing seedlings for sale is (very) labor-intensive. So, I’m always trying new ideas in the hopes of discovering more efficient ways...

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LiveScience: Lack of Vitamin D in Children "Shocking"

Posted by on Aug 3, 2009 in Kids, media | 1 comment

It sounds like just 15-20 minutes outside would do the...

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Kids and Chickens

Posted by on Jul 6, 2009 in chickens, Kids | 0 comments

This weekend was full of family fun. My sister Katie drove up for a visit from Albuquerque, with her husband Aaron and kids Denae (8),...

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Tackling the Big Garden

Posted by on Apr 5, 2009 in big dig, Kids, Mary | 0 comments

Our largest garden this year is at Mary’s house. It is a 2400 square foot, south-facing yard. We can grow a lot of veggies...

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