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Knock, Knock? Who’s There? Spring!

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Spring needs to Hurry Up

It’s always a bit of gamble guessing when to start seeds in anticipation of Spring. We decided this year to grow our own onion seedlings rather than relying completely on sets. Both of us started flats of seeds, not being … Continue reading

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24 Days until Spring!

The snow keeps hanging on even with temperatures into the 40s with a bit more snow to come later this week. Regardless of things outside, it’s time for Matt to get the greenhouse ready for Spring!

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The Start of Something Fresh

We at FluffyBottom Farm and Homestead felt that most standard seed racks are great. However they lack a safety net. We decided for our seed rack we would move the plants vs. the light. So we don’t risk the plants … Continue reading

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Winter Marches on

While the snow continues to fall, Winter provides the opportunity to rest, renew, and review the season past. It also provides time to look forward to Spring and the changes to look forward to in the coming season. Chief among … Continue reading

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Do these sunflower seeds make me look fat?

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Potato Towers Second Phase

Now that the potatoes have several weeks of growth, when it stops raining, it will be time for the Second Phase which is during the growing season. A mixture of straw, compost and soil will be added to each tower … Continue reading

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Gus’ Plea to St Patrick

“St Patrick, please deliver us from these confounded snakes! They’re ill mannered, don’t want to play, stink, and taste terrible. Thank you. “

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Extra Slow Start

Crops in the ground include lettuces, beets, chards, kales, spinaches, carrots, radishes, turnips, and potatoes. Unfortunately the only signs of growth is from the Garlic which are going gang-busters.

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Recycled Paper Hotcaps

Step One – Start with old sheet from newspaper Step Two – Fold in half placing so fold is at top Step Three – Fold top corners to center Step Four – Fold bottom edges up on both sides Step … Continue reading

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