Monthly Archives: November 2008

Photo album: Greenhouse in November, peppers, mache, lettuce, grow lights, and more

We finished building the main greenhouse structure and the beds within the greenhouse in early September. We didn’t actually finish the project, however, and likely won’t finish it until next spring or summer.  First, we have some automatically opening vents … Continue reading

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Chicken coop extension: Chicken tunnel and the north wing

Hindsight being 20/20, we realized after the fact that we could have sited the chicken coop and run better.  We originally decided to place them close to the house because it was the only fenced area.  I still think this … Continue reading

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Saved from the stew pot

I’ve written previously that our chickens have been getting idle threats that they are heading to the stew pot if they don’t start laying soon. This threat is made even more idle by the fact that I don’t even eat … Continue reading

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Making friends with our Big Leaf Maple

A good portion of our lot is wooded.  I’m talking very big, very tall trees native to the Pacific Northwest.  Most of the these trees are evergreen, not requiring much work, but we do also have native Big Leaf Maple … Continue reading

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