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LizM - Site Moderator commented on Jenny's blog post Preparing to reignite the homesteading fire...
"I put in ten raised beds at the end of last season....can't wait for Spring! "
Feb 7, 2013
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Preparing to reignite the homesteading fire...

So it's been a long while since I visited this site.  Much has happened in that time.  Two chickens lost to dog attack, started a full-time job which caused my 2012 veg garden to suffer greatly, got divorced... it's been a busy time.  However, my new best friend lives across the street and can't wait to help me revive my once thriving practice -- growing food in my 10 raised beds, tending my mini fruit orchard, and helping me acclimate the two new pullets I’ll bring into the family this spring.…See More
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Preparing to reignite the homesteading fire...

So it's been a long while since I visited this site.  Much has happened in that time.  Two chickens lost to dog attack, started a full-time job which caused my 2012 veg garden to suffer greatly, got divorced... it's been a busy time.  However, my new best friend lives across the street and can't wait to help me revive my once thriving practice -- growing food in my 10 raised beds, tending my mini fruit orchard, and helping me acclimate the two new pullets I’ll bring into the family this spring.…See More
Jan 31, 2013
Jenny posted a status
"Thank goodness for second -- and third -- chances :)"
Jan 31, 2013
LizM - Site Moderator liked Jenny's blog post i started a blog!
Mar 21, 2011
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i started a blog!

to commemorate the creation of our front yard garden, i started a blog!  "Rousseau's Garden" is available at http://rousseausgarden.wordpress.com/.  seriously, folks -- i just started it, so i've only made one post.  i'll be adding pictures later. i'm new to the blogosphere, but i'm excited to share our experience and hope to remember to update daily.  if i get behind, perhaps my hyperlocavore friends will prod me...See More
Mar 20, 2011
Jenny commented on LizM - Site Moderator's blog post update on Dervaes urban homestead copyright conflict
"wonderful wonderful wonderful!!!!  who needs zoloft when you have homesteading?"
Mar 9, 2011
Anthony Spangler commented on Jenny's blog post Sub Irrigation Planters
"Yes, pics!"
Mar 8, 2011
LizM - Site Moderator commented on Jenny's blog post Sub Irrigation Planters
"Good luck! Post pics and let us know how it goes!"
Mar 7, 2011
Jenny commented on Jenny's blog post Sub Irrigation Planters
"We started our first one today w/ leaf lettuce, mustard greens, arugula and basil.  Wish us luck!"
Mar 7, 2011
LizM - Site Moderator commented on Jenny's blog post Sub Irrigation Planters
"Really neat set! I love that idea."
Mar 7, 2011
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Sub Irrigation Planters

Anthony Spangler turned me on to SIPs -- I can't wait to try this method!!  Here's a great Flickr stream showing variations on the theme:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/greenscaper/sets/72157624321548672/ Thanks, Anthony!See More
Mar 7, 2011
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Profile Information

Zip Code or Postal Code
46220
Gardening Experience
a few seasons
Gardening Philosophy and Preferred Methods:
the only good tomato is the one you grow yourself.
Skills and Tools I can share:
the only growing success i've ever had is with tomatoes, but i'm a very talented pincher and weeder.
My interest in yard sharing:
actively seeking gardeners

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Preparing to reignite the homesteading fire...

Posted on January 31, 2013 at 12:35pm 1 Comment

So it's been a long while since I visited this site.  Much has happened in that time.  Two chickens lost to dog attack, started a full-time job which caused my 2012 veg garden to suffer greatly, got divorced... it's been a busy time.  However, my new best friend lives across the street and can't wait to help me revive my once thriving practice -- growing food in my 10 raised beds, tending my mini fruit orchard, and helping me acclimate the two new pullets I’ll bring into the family this…

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i started a blog!

Posted on March 20, 2011 at 10:30am 0 Comments

to commemorate the creation of our front yard garden, i started a blog!  "Rousseau's Garden" is available at http://rousseausgarden.wordpress.com/.  seriously, folks -- i just started it, so i've only made one post.  i'll be adding pictures later. 

i'm new to the blogosphere, but i'm excited to share our experience and hope to remember to update daily.  if i get behind, perhaps my hyperlocavore friends will prod me...

Sub Irrigation Planters

Posted on March 6, 2011 at 5:10pm 4 Comments

Anthony Spangler turned me on to SIPs -- I can't wait to try this method!!  Here's a great Flickr stream showing variations on the theme:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/greenscaper/sets/72157624321548672/

 

Thanks, Anthony!

Fantastic Nursery in New Palestine

Posted on May 8, 2010 at 2:41pm 0 Comments

Hello Indy locals,

I went to an fantastic nursery this morning in New Palestine. It's called "Beyond the Windowsill Greenhouse." Our handyman brought us a thank-you gift -- a truly beautiful herb basket, and he recommended the place (he lives near there). They sell annuals, veggies, herbs and beautiful baskets -- I mean really impressive. All edible plants are grown organically. I got a sweet cherry tomato plant and a San Marzano, each at least 4 feet high and already bearing fruit…

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At 5:16pm on March 4, 2011, LizM - Site Moderator said…

Saved my butt many a time! ;D

 

 

At 11:41am on March 4, 2011, LizM - Site Moderator said…
I love the new profile pic! CUTE kid!
At 1:15pm on July 17, 2009, LizM - Site Moderator said…
Hey Jenny,

So glad you found us! Let me know if you need any help with the site. Also, please remember to white list mail from hypelocavore.com and hyperlocavore.ning.com - so your replies don't get sent to junk mail. You should receive a "welcome" email that starts you out with tips for using the site effectively.

Happy Digging!
LizM
 
 
 

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