Creating a Life of Plenty

May 3, 2017
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The Home Kitchen Garden

With all the work that we are putting in at Verdigris, it is easy to get distracted and not plan for our own kitchen garden season.  Luckily I started many plants before work began this spring.  Most of the garden … Continue reading

January 5, 2016
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What Can We Do? A Report Card

Last January I wrote a blog about really setting some homesteading, sustainability and other goals for our household.  With the state of the world, our broken industrial systems as well as our environment, it seemed like a good idea to … Continue reading

May 17, 2015
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Gardening Away From Home

  Recently, my partner and I expanded our garden outside the confines of our little urban plot. We applied for and were approved for a small patch in the Franklin County Community Garden program. Our 12’X12’ plot is part of … Continue reading

July 7, 2014
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A Master Class in Gardening: Part 2, Building the Soil Organically

The principles of sustainability have been forgotten over the decades since the industrial revolution and particularly since the advent of modern industrial farming.  The simple concepts seem so foreign and new age to us today because we have lost touch … Continue reading