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Cara fully prepare: Direct Sow Seed Sunday

Like a holiday that has drawn to conclusion, I packed away the Aerogardens and completed germination indoors.  Choosing to directly sowing seed at U-Relish Farm with a no toil in the soil methodology. Permaculture is providing, thyme, oregano, savory and mint that I wash and dry at City Market. This week for #SowSeedSunday, I have scattered marigolds can… Continue reading Cara fully prepare: Direct Sow Seed Sunday

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Cara fully protect: The baby tray

Under threat of rain, the plants are under a cover frame, with the exception of the baby tray, just transplanted to soil they are tucked inside where the weather conditions are more favorable for root development. Permaculture plans like Feverfew is just not hardy enough to endure the potential storms and develop and anchoring system… Continue reading Cara fully protect: The baby tray

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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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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: 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