Category Archives: food

Heart Felt Food: Helping Others

Heart Felt Food

Why do I do what I do? There are lots of good reasons to grow your own food, to reconnect with the earth and God…. but why do I put it all online like I do. Here’s a really big reason. People connections.

I meet some great people online. There are so many people to learn from and some that my experience can help. Occasionally there is a special connection, a sincere message from a follower. Recently I got just that. Continue reading Heart Felt Food: Helping Others

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Propagate Fig Trees: How To and Why

 How to Propagate Fig Trees

Let me first say that I’m not the Fig Tree expert. My neighbor has been a Master Gardener for a very long time. He has planted thousands of plants. He has a bit of knowledge to share and I’m ready to learn. On his property there are several varieties of Figs. When I offered that I wanted to start some Figs, my neighbor graciously allowed me to take some cuttings. He also shared how he used to propagate them when he worked at the Botanical Gardens. They would put cuttings in Perlite alone and claimed Continue reading Propagate Fig Trees: How To and Why

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My Autistic Son & His Pumpkin Patch

My son, Luke, will be a big hit TV personality!

My Autistic Son & His Pumpkin Patch

You see, Luke loves to garden. Luke has also been watching his daddy do gardening video for a YouTube channel for a while now. This time Luke wanted in on the action for real! He wanted to plant pumpkin seeds, but at the same time he made it clear that he wanted to have a video of it. I’m very excited to watch Luke express himself on camera because in some ways he connects very well with the camera in ways that he can’t with a live audience. Continue reading My Autistic Son & His Pumpkin Patch

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How is the Garden Growing? – June 2014

This has been a great year so far. We’ve been super busy keeping up with all the farm projects. In the garden we missed out on some items. We still haven’t planted any Squash… what were we thinking?  Anyway here are some photos from over the past couple weeks. Continue reading How is the Garden Growing? – June 2014

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My First Permaculture Hügelkultur Garden Bed: What Am I Doing Here?

Listen…… Did you hear that? That was me taking a deep breath. I’m very humbled by this year. Several projects didn’t work out to be all roses for me. I need to slow down, relax and reflect.

My First Permaculture Hügelkultur Garden Bed is one of those things that hasn’t worked out like I thought it would. At first it Continue reading My First Permaculture Hügelkultur Garden Bed: What Am I Doing Here?

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