Sheet Mulch Mania

When I taught my recent Urban Homesteading class, I didn’t charge a fee. Instead, I requested that students bring me old newspapers. I’m sure many of them thought I was crazy. Yeah, crazy smart. For behold, I have used them to expand my vegetable garden with sheet mulch! My garden before the great sheet mulch […]

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Change of Plans

So I was going to do that parking strip in bright pinks and purples to echo the colors elsewhere in the front yard. I was planning on Siberian iris, catmint, maybe some lady's mantle, all anchored by the Double Knock Out rose that I ordered via catalog. Unfortunately, a screw-up resulted in my order being cancelled. […]

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