Category Archives: soil blocks

The Good, the Bad, and the Carrot Butt

Last year when I went to harvest my carrots I was very disappointed that I had not thinned out the carrot seeds that my sons had helped me plant.  Several of them were no more than carrot tooth picks.  A … Continue reading

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Wow, busy week and more to come!  Tonight I get to talk to a bunch of kids and parents about the different ways that we do justice at Mission.  I love to see families embracing the vision for our church … Continue reading

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Early Risers

The tomatoes won.  Well, at least three of them did. And you know I love seedling pictures, so here you go. Okay, these pictures were actually taken the night before last, so you just have to trust me that all … Continue reading

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The New Seedling Nursery

The garage I use as a seedling nursery is nice.  I feel pretty spoiled to have the space.  It’s on the south part of the house, with three tall windows on the south wall and windows on the east facing … Continue reading

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Sticky pads are my friends. I put out four of the “mice” sized ones Friday night.  About 12:30, B and I awoke to a noise but we both went back to sleep.  At 1:20 the sick chicken started making a … Continue reading

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