Thursday in the City- Yoga for Gardeners

IMG_2395, originally uploaded by livrachelle. At my first gardening class, the instructor said the number one thing to learn about taking care of your garden is taking care of yourself. If you aren’t in good health, neither will your garden. So wear your sunscreen and strrrrr…ea…..tch. Because gardens are a means of connecting us to…

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Pretty Garden Pictures

We were so excited that our wedding photographers, <a href=”http://www.tinywaterblog.com/”>Tinywater</a> and <a href=”http://www.edpingolphotography.com/”>Ed Pingol</a> got some great shots of our garden (our wedding was in our backyard). Here are some of them. <br /> <br /> <div style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”> <a href=”http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_2HjPCs7rJRw/S6eG-W9ffEI/AAAAAAAAAGM/TeHRVyO1s30/s1600-h/26415_332003378825_647293825_3462764_2872341_n.jpg” imageanchor=”1″ style=”margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;”><img border=”0″ height=”640″ src=”http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_2HjPCs7rJRw/S6eG-W9ffEI/AAAAAAAAAGM/TeHRVyO1s30/s640/26415_332003378825_647293825_3462764_2872341_n.jpg” vt=”true” width=”428″ /></a></div> <div…

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Well, crap. What do I write?

Howdy! So my friend Rachel asked me to contribute to her blog about self sufficiency in an urban setting. So here I am! Albeit I’m not in an urban setting anymore! Right now I am on 2.5 acres just outside Redmond OR. I have a little teeny studio apartment, but I get to play in…

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Taking Stock of our Harvest in 2010

After reading an article in Mother Earth News I’ve been inspired to keep a spreadsheet on the costs and savings from having a vegetable garden this year. I have a scale that I will weigh my harvest with and then will check out local prices for organic produce to compare. I’ve already started my spreadsheet…

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