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Vegetariat · 1d ago

Growing Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes (Ipomoea batatas) were never one of my favorite foods… until I grew and ate...
Vegetariat · 2W ago

M’s Turk-ish Eggplant Stew

Miranda here, posting a recipe by request.   So here’s the deal. Eggplants are creepy. Don’t get me wrong, I think they is one fine looking piece of … fruit? vegetable? alien pod? whatever. And so much variety in shape, size, Continue reading…
Vegetariat · 1M ago

Shade

In drylands there is a noticeable lack of trees. This situation is kind of a Catch-22. The hotter and drier it is, the less water there is in the ground to provide for plants that can attai...
Vegetariat · 2M ago

Mallards in May

Every year our two wild mallards linger in our chemical-free pond.  They mate, Mrs. Mallar...
Vegetariat · 3M ago

Six Years of Permaculture

In February, 2011, I signed the contract with Roger Boddaert to create a permaculture fo...
Vegetariat · 4M ago

Installing a Swale

Last Saturday we hosted our first workshop of 2017, featuring Alden Hough of Sky Mountain ...
Vegetariat · 4M ago

Earthworks Workshop

Happy March! Finch Frolic Garden is officially open, and the trees are bursting into leaf and bloom. Birds are twitterpating and the ten inches of rain we’ve received since October are slowl...
Vegetariat · 5M ago

Zone 0: Taking Care of Yourself

I just spoke with a vibrant, funny friend of mine who happens to be in her 90’s. She told me that she had slipped in the bathtub and couldn’t get out (it was dry) for a day and a half. Cont...
Vegetariat · 6M ago

Manipulating Cold

In areas such as here in flatland San Diego we don’t receive a lot of cold. We’re growing ...
Vegetariat · 7M ago

Swales and Basins in Action!

This week here in Fallbrook, CA, at Finch Frolic Garden we received almost three inches of...