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How to Grow Your Own Food

How to grow your own food May 13 th  from 1:00 to $:00 May 14 th  9:00 to 12:00 The idea of growing your own organic vegetables can be very appealing but knowing how to get started can be a challenge.  This class will do just that, get ...

Event - themccarthyfarm - May 1 2016 - 10:10am - 1 comment - 0 attachments

Mushrooms, Micorrhizae, and garden trees

I can't quite say this is a how-to: I am trying to develop my processes. I am getting ready to try to put in some trees, and I read that symbiotic (mycorrhyzae) mushrooms can really boost the growth and yield. Now, If I understand correctly, ...

Discussion - Michael_Rudmin - Mar 2 2016 - 7:59pm - 14 comments - 0 attachments

Permaculture, farming starting point?

I want to learn more about Permaculture and Farming.  Is there a good place farm in the area to start learning(without paying)? Looking to volunteer. Thank You  Jeff Sebastopol, permaculture I have a place in Sebastopol. Kind of a ...

Discussion - Jeffleonard90@g... - Feb 10 2016 - 9:59pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments

Permaculture, farming starting point?

I want to learn more about Permaculture and Farming.  Besides reading, where is a good place to start in the area? Well you are in luck The permaculture skills center south of sebastopol is great.http://www.permacultureskillscenter.org/ ...

Discussion - Jeffleonard90@g... - Feb 10 2016 - 9:44pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments

Old Farmer's Almanac Seed Starting & Planning Date Calculator

Free! When to plant what in your area; when to start it indoors and when to move the starts outside. If you want to get a jump on your garden you can find indoor planting dates for things in your area of the USA here. Just click here and input ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Jan 25 2016 - 7:17pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Apple Pie: A Case Study

Almost 50 years ago, my husband Brian was visiting relatives. An eleven-year-old, he was hanging out in the kitchen where there were wonderful smells and interesting things to do. His grandmother was there and asked him for some apples from the ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Jul 14 2015 - 6:59pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

a call to relocate to Europe

my argument is simple: mankind did not pop into existence a few thousand years ago. So what are you prepping for? A limited cataclysm did not wipe the Earth clean of people 13,000 years ago. It was much more serious than that. Our ancestors were neither ...

Discussion - SocratesR - Apr 19 2015 - 4:41am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

There was no lettuce

I went to the supermarket (Aldi, if you must know) and there was no lettuce. No lettuce! Now it might be that they had cases more in the back, but I am guessing that will not be the reason some time very soon. Or if there is lettuce it will ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Apr 10 2015 - 6:40pm - 9 comments - 0 attachments

Annual Scion Exchange Jan 24th @ 10am Santa Rosa Veterans Building - share/get fruit tree cuttings or get a fruit tree for $8

I have not been to one of these before but it sounds fantastic. I am copying info from posts on a Santa Rosa forum on Reddit. Big event where you can get scions (aka cuttings) of interesting uncommon varieties that you can graft on to your ...

Event - kevinoman0221 - Jan 18 2015 - 4:41pm - 3 comments - 0 attachments

the Winter Gardener

Take a virtual tour of a suburban member's five-year-old garden, resting for the next season. Lots of our members have even bigger gardens--even farms- but I wanted to show what might be possible on half an acre. It's winter, and ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Jan 8 2015 - 7:40pm - 8 comments - 0 attachments

Winter Gardening: tool maintenance

Keeping your tools ready to use is a good use of the quiet winter months, when you garden is under snow or frost. The first step is an inventory: do you have all the tools you need? Is anything worn out, in need of replacement, broken? Now is ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Dec 26 2014 - 9:34pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Overwintering vegetables: Tree Collards

Tree collards: Brassicaolercea oleracea With a flavor like kale, and a host of nutrients, Collard greens are a staple food in the American South, where they are typically cooked with ham or bacon . But tree collards have been an ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Nov 25 2014 - 12:14am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Gallatin County Montana Preppers

Bringing like minded neighbors together in Gallatin County Montana A Prepping Homestead ...

Group - APreppingHomestead - Sep 30 2014 - 12:40pm - 0 comments

Moles eating my garden...help!

I live in NW Connecticut and I am having a terrible problem with moles around and under my garden. I need suggestions to make them leave. I'm not interested in poisons because of my chickens and pets and if I tried those moles killing traps my kids ...

Discussion - thebrewer - Jul 30 2014 - 3:20pm - 9 comments - 0 attachments

Peak Prosperity in the Mitten

We invite preparedness-minded people in Michigan to join us for discussion and sharing. We seek to apply Peak Prosperity principles, news and information to our region. Let's see what happens and where interested families can work together in ...

Group - Jodi Stanley - Jun 29 2014 - 9:51pm - 0 comments

Biochar Article in the Press Democrat

Check of this article in the Press Democrat this morning on the Sonoma Biochar Initiative.  I'd like to give this a try. HI Susie, Thanks for posting HI Susie, Thanks for posting this link. I used 100 pounds of biochar when ...

Discussion - suziegruber - Jun 23 2014 - 11:20am - 5 comments - 0 attachments

Permaculture in wet environment

Have a stream that runs through my property. 3-4 times per year it overruns banks and floods surrounding land.  Currently grass and Cottonwood Trees grow on the property.  What kind of plants would you suggest for this fairly wet environment in zone 5A? ...

Discussion - akgorrell - May 27 2014 - 10:06pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments

How to stop dogs and cats from digging up your seedlings

We had a problem with neighborhood cats digging in newly tilled and planted soil. Last year we tried a light coating of pine straw mulch over the seeds, with partial success; it cut down on but did not eliminate the problem. A light coating of ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - May 19 2014 - 11:27am - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Member gardens, now

Here is a place to share your current plantings, crops, harvests, upgrades and struggles. Please shorten the learning curve for all of us by sharing what you do and learn! June everbearing strawberry harvest One of the nicest ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - May 9 2014 - 7:18am - 28 comments - 0 attachments

Mainstay Vegetables: Cucumbers

Cucumis sativus Mainstay Vegetables: Cucumbers If you live in USDA Zones: 4 though 11, or have a greenhouse north of that, you can grow cucumbers. They require full sun, a neutral pH, loamy soil; slightly sandier soils are a plus ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Apr 29 2014 - 6:50pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments