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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 […]

“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

Two new interviews –

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Catch Robbie on and her interviews with James Bertini from Denver Urban Homesteading, and Ron Douglas, President of the National Self Reliance Organization.   Denver Green Streets  TV  

ABC…or Already Been Chewed Composting

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

Learn about worms!  You can feed your kitchen scraps to your worm farm and they produce worm tailings, another word for rich, wonderful compost straight from the worm!  You can find out more here:

Judy Elliot Master Composting Program Pt 3

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

Judy Elliot Master Composting Program Pt 1

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

Judy Elliot Master Composting Program Pt 2

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

Denver Urban Gardens

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010