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Homestead Update: Bunny Love, Bees!, Trimming Tomatoes, A New Chicken Coop and an Exploding Tower Garden

Homestead Update: Bunny Love, Bees!, Trimming Tomatoes, A New Chicken Coop and an Exploding Tower Garden

Our tiny little backyard homestead is in full summer swing right now. Our native plants attract tons of wildlife- hummingbirds, butterflies, song birds, and plenty of caterpillars. The girls are loving their Caterpillars of North America field guide book– trying to identify things. CHALLENGE: Can you find the caterpillar on the pink sage bush? Hint:...

Tower Garden Update- 4 weeks and harvesting!

Tower Garden Update- 4 weeks and harvesting!

Hey guys! I thought I’d let you know that I fed small salads to 20 people last night using about 20% of the lettuce and basil growing my Tower Garden. It was SO good! The best part is that I only planted my little sprouts 4 weeks ago!!!!!!! The Tower Garden is amazing! Check out...

The Seedlings Are In The Tower Garden!

The Seedlings Are In The Tower Garden!

We had an awesome weekend- enjoying a day of cooler weather…finally!  Here’s my baby enjoying some of the fruits of our local organic farm stand.         If you follow my facebook page, you know that I have had UNBELIEVABLE success with my seed plantings for my Tower Garden.  100% of my seeds sprouted beautifully, and...

Surprise Carrots (and a cute cat)

Surprise Carrots (and a cute cat)

Today I decided to finally get back to work in my yard since the desert-like August heat has finally left (for now).  I went to clear out a deep planter box that I thought was unsucessful this season, and when I started to pull, this is what I found! Eden was definitely excited to pull...

Your Organic Garden- What To Do In June

Your Organic Garden- What To Do In June

Your Organic Garden What to do in June Plant some natives!  Here in California we have some serious environmental issues that concern me.  One very important one is the overuse of our most valuable resource: water.  Here in Southern California, feeding our landscapes with water is where the vast majority of our water reserves go....

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