Project 365: week twenty six: June 25th, 2011 – July 1st, 2011

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June 25th, 2011 Hazel meets a skunk. June 26th, 2011 Rebecca picks strawberries in the garden. June 27th, 2011 Potato blossoms. June 28th, 2011 Mint for more quinao salad. June 29th, 2011 This is what summer looks like at our house. June 30th, 2011 Squash blossom.  I think its a patty pan but really it […]

Wordless Wednesday: Arugula Growing in Eavestrough.

After seeing a tutorial on growing greens in “gutters” over on apartment therapy we had to try it.  Here is our arugula growing in some eavestrough along the side of our porch.  Tastes great and it’s a great use of previously unused space, which just makes more room for carrots in the garden. We turned […]

Internet Excitement! Clawfoot bathtub potatoes are a hit!

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Much excitement on the blog this weekend. Our clawfoot bathtub potatoes are a runaway hit! This post about growing potatoes in containers: http://www.cubitsorganics.com/2011/06/how-to-grow-delicious-potatoes-in.html That was also posted over here on Julia’s goat-notes: http://goat-notes.blogspot.com/2011/06/grow-your-own-potatoes-with-laura-watts.html Went from twitter, to treehugger where Colleen wrote up this nice little post about our bathtub of potatoes: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/turn_an_old_bathtub_into_potato_planter.php Which then ended […]

How to: Grow Delicious Potatoes in Containers

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Potatoes are absolutely one of the easiest things to grow and you can plant them in just about anything.   For years we grew them in a series of old garbage cans that we had drilled holes in and even in a big flower pot in our old kitchen. Then we moved on to growing […]