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From Seed to Salad

There are two ways to start your garden, transplanting or by seed. For a majority of my gardening, I plant transplants (4″ tall plants) that I purchase from a garden center. That way I know what I am planting is in season (since they only sell what is meant to be planted at that time) […]

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Starting with Chicks

When I started my flock almost 5 years ago, I made the decision to start with 2-3 day old chicks, and I’m so glad I did. Since then, I’ve gotten two more batches of chicks and much prefer them over buying larger hens. In my last post, I briefly talked about the benefits of getting […]

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Flower Drying Basics

  As the lazy, hazy days of summer come to an end (welcome back to school, kids!), it signals only one thing at my house: the beginning of flower drying season. For many years now, I have passionately harvested and dried flowers from my backyard (and anyone else’s who will share them with me). Dried […]

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