Monthly Archives: June 2015

Container Gardens

Last year we tried a straw bale garden. We’ve seen folks who’ve done this brilliantly, but our bales produced too many pests. This year we bought a bunch of “lick tubs” — the money helps fund local 4-H projects and … Continue reading

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Water: The New Gold

Water has always been valuable in the west. Wars have been fought over water rights–along with grazing–and water grabs have been the stuff of stories for California noir stories of corruption. These days water is becoming the new gold–it’s just … Continue reading

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