Christmas Seed Starters

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Christmas is almost here and my kids are beaming with excitement.  This week I’m making tamales roja, a recipe I’ll share soon, and cookies to celebrate Christmas Eve with my family and friends.  My favorite night of the year.  A night to celebrate the birth of our King amongst family and friends at my home […]

Organic Gardening Update – November 12, 2010

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Being that my last gardening update was in August I wanted to catch up and post some of my photos from September into November.  It’s been a difficult gardening season.  We had so much rain, which brought so many insects and inevitably disease. From my summer crops, I was only able to harvest one pepper […]

Organic Gardening Update, August 18, 2010

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It’s been just over a month since my last garden update.  Unfortunately, this has been the wettest summer on record in Des Moines.  We have had more rain than the floods of 1993 and 2008.  It’s been devastating seeing so many cities literally going under water.  The city of my alma mater, Iowa State University, […]