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Archive for July, 2011

Garden Journal, August 1. Recovery.

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

It’s starting to look respectable…a little after I had despaired the garden.  Lots of hot weather and rain helped. Garden looks pretty respectable now, although I think polyculture is not for me.  It’s too chaotic in a world of weeds and pests.  But it kind of looks cool to see forests of green all tangled […]

Garden Journal July 7

Friday, July 8th, 2011

Weeds. Weedsweedsweedsweeds. Pests. Grasshoppersvolescabbagemoths. And did I mention grasshoppersgrasshoppersgrasshoppersgrasshoppers???? And some growth. I feel very inadequate this year. The weeds are just more than I can handle. I’m in a constant state of overwhelm. But here goes: The worst light ever!  Lemon balm coming back, lemon verbena struggling, borage flowers JUST opening, rosemary doing better, […]

The Unfair Advantage: A Guide For The Wanna-Be Locavore

Sunday, July 3rd, 2011

Dig in. Right here. In Colorado it’s prime territory-and prime time of the season-for eating locally. If you’ve ever toyed with buying some, most or even all of your food locally (for one meal or for a week) you are in the right state. Let’s start with a list of the most dependable places you […]

Hip & Yucky – Farmers Markets

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

Summer is now in full-swing, and so are farmers markets.   Hip & Yucky talk Farmers Markets MP3 HERE