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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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High Altitude Gardening

We started the compost pile last year with red wiggler (worms) to help it along. It took a couple of tries—the worms dried out or got cold in conventional compost bins. Eventually, we found that a compost bin made of … Continue reading

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Almost Spring – Planning Planting

We have the luxury of 140 acres at Cielito Lindo Ranch. We also have great compost we’re ready to use. However, you don’t need that many acres, or much more than a little planning to grow food. (And save money!) … Continue reading

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