Monthly Archives: April 2007

More information than you probably want to know…

April 14, 2007
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More information than you probably want to know…

This upcoming week is going to be a busy week for our family –actually, the next 3 weeks.  We will be preparing to move to our farm and as you can imagine, this long awaited moment, is producing great amounts of joy and anticipation from the oldest to the…well…next to youngest.  Yesterday, we spent a…

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Companion Planting: Another Natural Pest and Disease Preventative

April 12, 2007
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I have been learning many new natural biological control methods (using a natural predator to control pests) and companion planting tricks to use in my own garden. I just finished reading an article about the how to’s and why’s of companion planting in your garden. Companion planting is when you plant an arrange combination of…

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Globalism dictates to Romanian Farmers how they shall live

April 7, 2007
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Sat Apr 7, 2007 5:58 pm (PST)  – Reuters Romania’s shepherds wrestle with EU normsSerban Enescu is wondering how to bring milk coolers 5,000 feet up the Carpathian mountains to a sheepfold at the end of a rocky trail unreachable by car.His weather-beaten face creases as the Romanian shepherd ponders new food safety standards required by the European…

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Organic Gardening Composting and Pest Control Tips

April 6, 2007
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I will add some of my tips to this question: Wow, I am so motivated to begin a garden, something we’ve wanted to do for a long time. We did try to grow some tomatoes and carrots once, but failed due to positioning of the garden. I will get the book you have recommended. Do…

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Free Gardening Supplies Tip for Frugal Friday

April 5, 2007
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Free Gardening Supplies Tip for Frugal Friday

Here is my money saving gardening tip:    I need more seed starter trays.  I acquired two tray flats last week from our local farm co-op, but need at least 25 more.  So I began trying to figure out how I could come up with some of these trays and flats.    Idea number #1:  I called a large flower landscaping…

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Buying Vaughnshire

April 5, 2007
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This is a simple post to commemorate a huge event, the purchase of Vaughnshire Farms. On this day the Vaughn Family has finally found a place to call home. By God’s grace and His good pleasure we hope to stay here for generations to come. Ever since Beth and I married, we have searched for…

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Sprouts of Real Food

April 3, 2007
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Sprouts of Real Food

After paying $5 for a small bag of red onions, all I could think about was, “I can’t wait to start my garden!”  (butterfly pollinating our cherry tree) A garden not only provides a large family with a bountiful harvest of fresh fruits and veggies, but it does wonders for saving a large amount of…

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