Tag Archives: Regenerative Gardening

Little Farm in the Ghetto

When people visit my gardens, I feel a sense of joy when I hear, “This inspires me.  I want to to do this!”  Each time I visit fellow gardener and friend, Antoinette Juhl, on her Little Farm in the Ghetto, … Continue reading

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Vegetable Seeds & Varities Owned by Monsanto

If you follow me, you know that I wrote a piece entitled Heirloom vs. Hybrid and GMO…What’s the difference? And why should I care? which includes a list of seed companies owned by Monsanto that you may want to avoid if … Continue reading

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Update from The Outpost – Part II

The day I decide to paint my fingernails for the first time in two years is the day that Chad decides to get manure to build the gardens.  Earlier this year, if you recall, I did not plant a big … Continue reading

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Update from The Outpost – Part I

The thick frost that covered the backyard with this morning’s dawn inspired me to take some photos of our gardening progress.  We left off on November 1, Samhain, with Chad’s new grape arbors and the blueberries lined in a row … Continue reading

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Samhain

Samhain, November 1, is Gaelic for ‘summer’s end’ and designates the beginning of winter on the agricultural calendar.  It is the exact midpoint between the Fall Equinox and the Winter Solstice.  Historically and agriculturally this was the time of year … Continue reading

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Slow, Peaceful, Inspirational & Beautiful

My good friend, Craig, shared this article with me today.  It’s picturesque as well as beautifully and simply written…a fantastic example that a few words can convey an important message.  The article addresses so many issues that are close to … Continue reading

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Dirt!

I started The Agrarian Urbanite in June 2009, and from the first issue, I have preached about dirt.  Whether through teaching about compost, sheet mulching, or how simply digging in the dirt intrinsically affects the spirit, I have advocated for … Continue reading

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