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Archive for June, 2011

July Denver Green Streets TV interviews are up –

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Robbie has two new interviews about great local resources: – Maggie Thompson, Advocacy Director from Denver Bike can be seen here – Katie Blackett, CEO of the Colorado Mountain Club can be seen here

I Miss My Plum

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Around 3 weeks ago we got hit with the first real heat of the year.  I thought I was ready for this.  You have to be ready for it if you keep Angora rabbits, because their fur is SEVEN times warmer than wool and they overheat very easily.  It’s not hard to kill an Angora-just […]

First Harvests

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

I’d been looking forward to donating surplus food as well as learning food storage.  So I started 2 weeks ago with my over-planting of radishes that were JUST at peak: Easter Egg radishes, which are white, pink and purple, and regular cherry and icicle radishes.  Fresh and mild and crunchy…they’ll go to the Jeffco Action […]

“The Complete Idiots Guide to Urban Homesteading”

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Robbie interviews Denver author Sundari Kraft about her new book “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Urban Homesteading”. See the feature article, along with a short video interview HERE at Denver Green Streets. More information on the book and how to get it is available on her site: EatWhereULive

“The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Urban Homesteading”

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Robbie interviews Denver author Sundari Kraft about her new book “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Urban Homesteading”. See the feature article, along with a short video interview HERE at Denver Green Streets.

Ranch Journal, June 1st

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Here we go. Herbs on the deck:  lemon verbena, lovage and lemon balm struggling to make a comeback…and my pride and joy, an actual healthy marigold from seed.  I would have had a dozen if I hadn’t set all but one of them out in a cold frame way too early.  Marigolds hate the cold. […]