Tag Archives: Backyard Farming

Potato Tower — Fur, Feathers, and Fernweh

This heat, right? I’m over it. Red falling leaves, crisp air, rain swollen gutters. Please, hurry Autumn. Only…three ish more months to go. Thick, hardy, aromatic stews, spicy mochas, and misty mornings. Pulling plump, bright carrots out of the ground, head-sized cabbage unfurling from their leaves, braiding onions to cure for onion soup. And of course, […]

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A tour of Margaret Paton’s permaculture inspired garden — The Real Food Chain

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An invitation to Margaret Paton’s garden in Blayney, in the Central West of NSW, is to witness what can be achieved with a bit of work, a touch of vision and a love of organic gardening. It is also a chance to wander through a cornucopia of produce and a perfect example of how even […]

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Tomato week! — Fur, Feathers, and Fernweh

This week I’m sharing our common tomato troubles and what we’ve done to combat the issues for a healthy growing season. We live in northern California, Zone 9. Weather is mild and pests are few, but we still have struggles with some common issues. Because of a wonky season or two, we struggled with bolted […]

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