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The Magic of Lupines

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<A HREF=”http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fediblyardw-20%2F8005%2F526587c8-58f5-4652-add8-ca3dbb630106&Operation=NoScript” mce_HREF=”http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fediblyardw-20%2F8005%2F526587c8-58f5-4652-add8-ca3dbb630106&Operation=NoScript”>Amazon.com Widgets</A> I have taken a recent renewed interest in lupines because I discovered that they are nitrogen fixers, but I have loved them ever since I read Miss Rumphius as a child. (For those that haven’t read this children’s classic, Miss Rumphius spreads beauty around the world by planting lupines).  After reading […]

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Bounty Farm Demo Garden Update

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I thought I would post a slideshow with an update of the Bounty Farm plot. Now seems like a good time, as I just harvested my first veggies from the plot – some radishes and mustard greens. There are still areas of the garden that have yet to be planted and decisions to be made […]

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November 2009: Planning and Planting for the Winter

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Wintertime is actually the perfect time to start an edible garden. Fava beans and peas are two great winter crops that fertilize (fix nitrogen in) your soil while providing food for the table as well. If you currently have a lawn that you are not using, think about sheet mulching it and planting cover crops […]

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