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Godless in the garden

Welcome to gardeners, growers of veggies, fruits, flowers, and trees!  

 

Welcome  backyard hen enthusiasts, worm farmers, beekeepers & composters!

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If you like to dig in the dirt, plant & prune, grow food & flowers, or sit and watch as someone else does your landscaping, you'll find something here to discuss!

Selected topics, in sort of alphabetical order:
Aging.  Gardening with an older body.
bees.  insectary.  insectsbee gardening. Beneficial insects.  insects drive evolution

Compost.  herecontaminated compost.

Backyard Chickens here. here. here. here.

Edible yard.  here  urban farmfront yards.
Growing Fruits

Folklore.

Fragrance and Scenthere.
Fruit growing.  in a small space, by backyard orchard culture.
Frugal gardening.  labels.

Gardening for future generations.  also permaculture, trees, historic varieties, soil

Hegelkultur here, here, here

Heritage and historic varieties.   heresources

locally grown plants to prevent blight transmission here.

Moon Phase Widget here. Moon phase topic here.

PeppersHot peppers.

Permaculture MollisonFalk  Liu, Joan's IntroTransformation in 90 days, Perm Principles at work. Food forest, Holzer

Potatoes.  here.

Rooftop gardening.  here

Seed starting. starting spring crops.

Scientific Gardening.   The Informed Gardener.  The truth about garden remedies.

Soil and soil building - healthy soil microbes, mycelium, dirt is everything, soil analysissoil pH.
Squirrels.

Synergies.

Tomatoes.  Myths and truths

Trees.  Tree tunnels.  Ancient tree planting. Plant commemorative trees

Discussion Forum

Fruit Pests: Apricot

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo on Sunday. 3 Replies

Permaculture, Ben Falk

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jun 24. 1 Reply

Change, the only constant

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jun 16. 4 Replies

Change, the only constant

Started by Joan Denoo Jun 15. 0 Replies

Favorite Flowers

Started by Daniel W. Last reply by Randall Smith Jun 8. 8 Replies

The Evolution of Ecological Consciousness

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jun 4. 1 Reply

Living in the forest

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Idaho Spud May 27. 6 Replies

Good plants that volunteer.

Started by Daniel W. Last reply by Idaho Spud May 25. 17 Replies

Air-pots

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Daniel W May 2. 2 Replies

Air-pots

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Idaho Spud May 2. 1 Reply

Sentient Biped's Garden Blog. Happy to add a different feed if there are suggestions.

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Comment by Daniel W on September 7, 2013 at 7:29pm

Spud,

Bible is a good book with lots of practical info, such as how to build an arc to survive Idaho rains.  It also has instructions about how to make spotted goats and sheep.  Something involving use of willow branches or something.

I think a cantaloupe is an antelope that couldn't.  But they taste very good.

Comment by Idaho Spud on September 7, 2013 at 7:19pm

And cantaloupe has many spellings, one of which is cantaloup.

Comment by Idaho Spud on September 7, 2013 at 7:18pm

Muskmelons vs cantaloupes is kind of confusing.  Definitions seem to change as years go by.  However, it appears that a cantaloup is a kind of muskmelon.

Comment by Idaho Spud on September 7, 2013 at 7:16pm

Bible?  What's a bible?

Comment by Daniel W on September 7, 2013 at 7:12pm

Patricia, that looks great!  I'm really impressed, you get them in such a northern climate!

I have some promise of melon but not quite there yet - this is a miniature variety.

Spud, those rains sound like you should start building an Arc.  You might find some plans in a bible. 

Randall, I would love to be able to grow sweet corn here.  Summer is too sort and cool.  I might try some short season varieties next year if I have the ambition.

cantaloupe vs. muskmelon.  Some people swear those are 2 different animals. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on September 7, 2013 at 7:11pm

Patricia, your cantaloupe looks wonderful! They have a nice color. Congratulations! How does it taste? Your garden produces so nicely.

Comment by Joan Denoo on September 7, 2013 at 7:08pm

Randall, your dry barrels don't sound promising. Sweet corn must have tasted especially delicious. My goodness, 8,000 strawberry plants at Silverthorn-farm! You will need a crew at harvest time. Good idea about getting your winter wood cut, split and stored for the season. What is the old saying, cut, split and burn wood, three times of heat supply ... or something like that.

Comment by Joan Denoo on September 7, 2013 at 6:59pm
Spud, I am so happy to learn of your weight loss and feeling better. There are rays of sunshine in your future. I like the idea of all your stored water, especially since it is free from the sky.
Comment by Idaho Spud on September 7, 2013 at 6:36pm

Spelling correction: cantaloupe.  But you called it a muskmelon, didn't you?

Comment by Annie Thomas on September 7, 2013 at 6:33pm

Wow!  Congrats Patricia!  That looks delicious.

 

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