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Description:Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to primary sidebar Skip to footerStart HereCalendarThe Hands-On HomeNorthwest Edible Lifeurban homesteading in the pacific northwestGardeningCookingFood PreservationAnimalsProductive HomeLife Family383 May 23, 2018 Life and FamilyWhat I Tell My High Schooler About College283 May 21, 2018 Homestead Animals11 Chicken Coop Features I ll Never Live Without378 May 7, 2018 CookingRhubarb and Spring Herb Salsa In Season Now239CookingRhubarb Honey Shrub (A Sweet Tart Drinking Vinegar)128CookingThe Rhubarb 75114CookingRhubarb Ginger Coffee Cake with Crumb Topping378CookingRhubarb and Spring Herb Salsa Latest Posts383 May 23, 2018 Life and FamilyWhat I Tell My High Schooler About CollegeIt turns out that kids get older. In fact, they get so much older so fast that my oldest is about to enter high school. There s something about high school that s a little intimidating. As both a homeschooling parent and a mom I feel the hot breath of separation breathing down my neck. She ll be Read More283 May 21, 2018 Homestead Animals11 Chicken Coop Features I ll Never Live WithoutMy poultry s housing has evolved over the years. First we went from a tiny, unworkable coop for two birds to a spacious, well-designed, and attractive coop that can comfortably house 8 to 12 hens. Experience drove multiple experiments to increase the efficiency and cleanliness of the coop. Backyard free-ranging was tried (it really was!) but Read More378 May 7, 2018 CookingRhubarb and Spring Herb Salsa I need rhubarb recipes! cried a reader and Patron. Have you tried my awesome rhubarb coffee cake? I suggested. I ve made it like 900 times. And the rhubarb syrup! I still have more rhubarb. Ah, yes. It s that time of year. I love rhubarb, but there is a limit to how much coffee cake a Read More118 May 2, 2018 GardeningMay Gardening Chores For The Pacific NorthwestUpdate for May, 2018: Spring is here. The global vibe I m getting for late April and early May weather is unpredictable wild temperature swings, unseasonable cold snaps, unseasonable heat, general weirdness. The atypical seems to be getting pretty typical. Fortunately, our mild maritime Northwest climate continues to be a bit more restrained. The big Read More185 April 30, 2018 Gardening10 Self-Propogating Herbs and Flowers That Take Over My Garden Every SpringThis time of year is always rewarding; almost overnight things seem to morph from expanse of wood chips to a zillion shades of green. The days are getting long, temperatures are slowly warming, and perennials and quick-germinating herbs and flowers are responding by popping up everywhere. With a few notable exceptions (looking at you, bindweed), most Read More207 April 26, 2018 Homestead AnimalsHow To Combine Rabbits and Chickens for Homestead Animal SynergyRegular guest poster David walks us through the magic that happens when you combine rabbits and chickens, and how he implemented this synergistic pairing on his own urban homestead. One of the easiest to understand tenets of permaculture is the goal to use “stacking functions” wherever possible. Simply put, functions are “stacked” when you can Read More122 April 23, 2018 Gardening17 Homestead Rules and How I Score For EachI am forever indebted to Storey’s Basic Country Skills. It is, itself, a perfectly comprehensive and useful book but of no remarkable distinction compared to the numerous all-in-one homesteading, country skills and home how-to encyclopedias also available for sale. Personally, I am more inclined to reach for The Encyclopedia of Country Living, which is similar Read More Primary Sidebar Start here | About | FAQ | ContactHello, thanks for visiting! I m Erica, a professional chef turned gardening and urban homesteading fanatic.New? Start here.
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