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A helpful resource for those looking to grow a meaningful percentage of the food they eat

Thinking of starting a garden? Or actively farming in order to source a meaningful percentage of your own food? This group is full of information, insights and knowledgable daily discussion to help you succeed.

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Wendy S. Delmater
By Wendy S. Delmater on Tue, Jul 25, 2017 - 1:40pm

On Hiring a Garden-Sitter

Few things are as traumatic to me as leaving my garden in the care of another when I go away for any reason. 

We just came back from a two-week vacation, where we were checking up on friends and relatives we love who'd gone through things like heart attacks, job losses, recent bereavements, and decline due to age. It meant we had to hire what I call, for lack of a better term, a Garden-Sitter. 

It's not the first time we've had to do this. I thought I'd share what we've learned over the years. 

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