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Cara fully: Hardening the Garden

Blankets, cover houses and used sun visors are all implement to keep the frost at bay when growing in the early spring of Indiana.  While we are beyond the hard freeze, a frost is looming which means the plants go inside and outside on the tiny urban farm. I don't take many risks with these… Continue reading Cara fully: Hardening the Garden

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Knee high socks: Frump Free Fashion over forty

Darn, I am not going to spend any time mending socks today!  So instead, of leaving the house I shopped on line for knee high socks.  This frugal update cost $50.00 and added neutral navy and spring time green knee high sock for my feet.  Half of my expenditure was on Foot Logix a mousse to prepare those… Continue reading Knee high socks: Frump Free Fashion over forty

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Cara Fully prepared: Between 3:00 and 6:00 p.m.

There is a frost alert and potential freeze coming to our #tinyurbanfarm.  This requires more time away from City Market so I can grow food for you. We are also in phase two of the #SowSeedSunday Hydroponic growing cycle and that means from water to soil peat pots and more space before we begin real work… Continue reading Cara Fully prepared: Between 3:00 and 6:00 p.m.

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Cara fully prepared: Frugal Gardening

With little toil in the soil... permaculture farming is a frugal alternative to annuals.  Plants like lavender, savory, thyme and sage are used throughout the year. Start with a plan and select your seeds... Direct sow starts in Zone (Central Indiana)  on Saint Patrick's Day for the With a little luck Children's Scavenger Hunt on Friday, March… Continue reading Cara fully prepared: Frugal Gardening

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Growing with Yelp Indy

A woman's harvest in life depends entirely upon what he sows.  In celebration of International Women's Day... I honor the boss Ladies in my life.  The women of my tribe, the keepers of the hearth and in particular those who sow seeds of victory gardens. Moving to phase two in the #SowSeedSunday project...  Our full… Continue reading Growing with Yelp Indy

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Garlic grows in the Winter Rows

In my never ending quest to take farm food to market... I have begun the March to germinate the 100 new plants for U-Relish Farm.  Beginning on Super Sow Seed Sunday and now in phase two. It is a mild winter in Indiana so the cilantro sown last September is surging outside. Inside it is… Continue reading Garlic grows in the Winter Rows

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Cara fully prepared: let’s get pickled

For use in an extreme emergency situations... like a the big game in the parking lot. This multi purpose mini bar has six stair stepping boxes and is the black box on the right made by Caboodles.  I was cautious with measurements to fit the "airline" size bottles for travel and convenience at a tailgate… Continue reading Cara fully prepared: let’s get pickled

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Cara fully Prepared: Medic Table

With winter lingers here, I am thinking about a medic table for 2017.  I upgrade to a table from a mobile medical kit.   When working with permaculture, and outdoor medic table will be ideal to accommodate emergencies without house disruption. The bright and cheerful colors will be a feature during the "You are one in a melon" season… Continue reading Cara fully Prepared: Medic Table

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Market Gras: U-Relish Pinto Gumbo

Available through http://www.farmersmarket.com....  Hoosier Style with Sweet corn, tomato and Pinto beans with ample amounts of Gumbo file balance with the jalapeno pepper.   Red Beans and rice is so nice in the slow cooker.  This smoky not spicy flavor gives a Midwestern twist to the dish.  Also available at http://www.farmersmarket.com is Smoked Cajun lentils.