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We had a nice little storm with about a fifth of an inch of rain, and air temperatures did not fall below 60F. A quick inspection showed that the slugs have finally shown up (the big snails, usually not a problem, had been filling in for them). I braided my...
We had a nice little storm with about a fifth of an inch of rain, and air temperatures did not fall below 60F. A quick inspection showed that the slugs have finally shown up (the big snails, usually not a problem, had been fi...
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Across the creek there's not much going on, as Beloved will not start goats until some offsite obligations have been taken care of. So I still mostly mow over there, to keep the ground open (it would fill with blackberries and other invasives if left to its...
Across the creek there's not much going on, as Beloved will not start goats until some offsite obligations have been taken care of. So I still mostly mow over there, to keep the ground open (it would fill with blackberries an...
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Public health experts outraged after world’s largest privately-held coal company promotes its product in the fight against Ebola in Africa as part of a PR campaign to rebrand the fossil fuel as a solution to global poverty
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All photos by Melanie Wehrwein Bill Coperthwaite was a master yurt-builder/designer who was featured in Home Work. He died in 2013. The yurt that the Wehrwein family is building was based on Bill’s last design. For almost three years, Melanie and ... Read More
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[Another entry in the Back to the Garden series, which you can access by clicking the tag of the same name to the left.] As I've been saying for the last couple of weeks, the key characteristic of the loving landscape is healthy, living soils which foster plant and animal health without artif...
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Galeux D'Eysines About three weeks ago I planted a flat of cucumbers and a flat of squash and gourds in the greenhouse. After hardening off for about a week they are ready to be planted in the garden.  Here are ...
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Karen was raised underground. Now she is alone in a post-collapse world ...
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Author of six print titles including Starvation Ridge, a post-apocalyptic novel set in Oregon. Adapting in place with organic polycultural microfarming: http://risashome.blogspot.com/; writing in my spare time; see http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/risabee and http://amazon.com/author/risabear
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