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…Continue
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...
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/
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…Continue