homesteading

Let the sun(choke) shine in

Let the sun(choke) shine in

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So it’s about -147° tonight. (Perhaps I exaggerate, but we Southerners are not accustomed to wind speed higher than the actual temperature.) Maybe that’s…

The Mulchinator

The Mulchinator

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Autumn after autumn, I’ve gazed longingly at the fallen leaves from our three hardwood trees, knowing what excellent mulch they would make if I…

Leaf no salad behind

Leaf no salad behind

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By the time our CSA finally started up last May, I was so desperate for fresh salad greens that I was eyeing the houseplants in a…