Tag Archives: Herbs

Reworking Kitchen Garden Plot 1 and 3..

Yesterday was one of those perfect fall day’s, sunshine, light cool but not cold breeze, falling leaves and a willing husband who wanted a full day of physical work. I on the other hand, wrapped myself in way to many … Continue reading

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Coltsfoot-Flowers and Flower Stems

The first flowers of spring locally have arrived, our Coltsfoot is up and in full flower, the flowers rise out of the ground on them stems coming many weeks before the leaves will show themselves. I picked a full cup … Continue reading

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Wild Violets Uses

There are folks that consider these weeds as they freely grow in my local area, so I would consider them a “wild” harvestable food. The perk of this, is that you should be able to find yourself some of these … Continue reading

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Food Forest-Hiding in plain view..

If you drove by this, would you see anything other than a green jungle? Currently in that front green jungle there is Apple Trees Pear Trees Plum Trees Sweet Cherry Trees Sour Cherry Trees Mulberry High Bush Cranberry Honey Berry … Continue reading

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My Taste buds are in revolt but the feet are finally better!

I have gotten used to the way the water tastes and I am adjusting to the taste or in some cases the lack of taste in my fruits/veggies and some things are even good, like the locally grown mushrooms (excellent) … Continue reading

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Garden Monday

Well, I didn’t get much done in the garden on the weekend, but hubby worked on it for a bit on the saturday when he was puttering around.. he got a new row of strawberries done, plus cleared the area … Continue reading

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The Double Dug W Potato Bed

While I have played around with growing Potato’s in towers, in strawbales and even in last years “sacrifice outside winter feeding area” the way we grow most of our potato’s is in our double dug 3 foot wide W planted beds. … Continue reading

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Homemade Herbed Pork Ravioli in a butter sauce..

Flour, a bit of olive oil, lots of mixed dried herbs, two duck yolks and a touch of cold water.. Mix, and work into a dough.. allow to rest before rolling it out.. Split the dough into two, roll your … Continue reading

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Garden “monday” and Monthly “How does your Garden Grow”

Ok, I need an extra 6 hours in each of my days at the moment LOL, Spring came early and I have hit the ground running but I feel like we are going!, going! but never quite getting there if … Continue reading

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March Challange and Permaculture

March Challange: Breakfast-Yogurt, canned mixed fruit, walnuts Lunch-Baked Beans on Bread Supper-Pasta with roasted Chicken leg in a pasta sauce mixed with yogurt and dried squash. Dessert- Hot Spiced Roasted Peanuts. Ok, so lets talk about Permaculture today, the idea … Continue reading

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