Monthly Archives: March 2013


Courtesy of my niece Priscilla. For more on heirloom seeds, click on the Resources page on the menu above. I order heirloom seeds from Seed Savers, Sand Hill Preservation Center, Peaceful Valley Farm, Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds among others.

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Soil blocking

Seeds planted in soil blocks! (Prior to a light covering so you can actually see the seeds nestled in the dimples of the soil blocks.) Some seeds will be seedlings ready for planting in 3-4 weeks such as kale, chard … Continue reading

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Land of milk and honey?

I recently visited my family in Los Angeles, my hometown. Here in Chicago where I live it’s still frigid and the ground rock hard so imagine my pleasure to see this tangerine tree growing in the front yard of my … Continue reading

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