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Proof that Permaculture WORKS!

As if you needed proof, I know. Still, I am excited today. A review of the orchard shows more trees that survived the winter than I had anticipated. The mini kraters and swales have done amazing things. We are set to have a bumper crop of plums this year, so long as we don’t get

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Daughter's Fairy Tale/Princess Room

Daughter’s room was a real labor of love. I will not deny that I was blissful about having a daughter. I have an amazing relationship with my mother, who helped in the muraling of both Daughter and Son’s rooms. I want that relationship with my own daughter. So far she’s far too much like me

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  Come take a look around with us. Turkeys approve this message, so long as it comes with snacks. Yellow sweet clover? We’ve got 30 acres of that! It’s also freakishly tall.   I finally found rubber boots for the kids. They want to wear them everywhere now. Prince is losing his train and Ella

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I have 2 india blue peahens and an india blue blackshoulder peacock. Last year the hens hatched out 6 eggs combined. All of the babies they hatched died. They were driving me crazy with how terrible they were as mothers. The chickens hatched out pea eggs last year and they had 2 survive. So I

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We recently purchased some grape vines from a hobbyist in Colorado, 5 dormant frontenac grapes and 2 Tramenier grape vines . We also received our Gurney’s grape order of 5 Reliant grape vines. They arrived bare root and dormant and so I took the risk of putting them outdoors, heavily mulched. The pistachio tree is

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Blue has grown a mighty fine train. This weekend was the first time I’ve seen him display it. I had to take the pictures from inside the house. I didn’t want to spook him off. Still, marvelous! Oh, but the ladies were not impressed. This is our front lawn. I had swept a bunch of