Tag Archives: Permaculture

Bits and Pieces

Yesterday was a day to finish up all the bits and pieces that needed to be done. It seemed as if every garden needed one little thing. And I had a few left over plants that needed planting. First, the … Continue reading

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A New Run for the Girls

We have been having very variable weather here lately. Last week end it was cold and rainy with scattered frost warnings. This week end it has been hot…over 90F three days in a row, so our first official heat wave. … Continue reading

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The New Potato Patch

After finishing the potato patch last week, I discovered that the potatoes in the cellar had sprouted. Apparently the cellar is getting too warm. Then a friend gave me some seed potatoes because she had too many. Well, the first … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Patch and My Girls

For a number of years I have been thinking about growing pumpkins. I use a lot of them in the Fall to decorate, and they are also very good to eat. They store well and they are fun. But the … Continue reading

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The New Raised Beds

We have been working on the new raised beds. It is a bit of an experiment really. My compost is not really ready yet and to buy enough soil for the four beds would be a bit pricey. So we … Continue reading

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Bealtaine Cottage

Yesterday was very special for me. I visited Colette O’Neil at Bealtaine Cottage. I stumbled upon her blog last February while searching for information about permaculture in Ireland. I have been an avid follower ever since. Colette has taken a … Continue reading

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Changing Seasons

This morning when I went outside I noticed a change. The air smelled different. It had a crispness, a chill that wasn’t there yesterday. There was no frost yet, but that will come soon. Yesterday’s wind and rain had scattered … Continue reading

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