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Raised Beds

It’s winter, but we’re already thinking about next year’s garden. Last year we tried a straw bale garden, but without much luck. The whiskey barrel containers we have did much better. So this next year we’re looking for raised beds. … 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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Discovered: Inexpensive Heath Insurance

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STUDY: Diabetes is caused by Plastic Wrappers/Bottles

We encourage growing your own food, or getting fruits and vegetables from local farmers markets. Not only does this cut down on the amount of petroleum that is used to get the products to you, these fresh and local products … Continue reading

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Good Insects

One of the terrible aspects (among many) regarding synthetic pesticides is that they kill all insects indiscriminately. There are actually “good” insects that are beneficial to your garden, and peticides kill them along with everything else. Although intended for kids, this fun guide … 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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