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  • A Post about the Cold and Other Stuff?

    Hi Lovelies, It looks like winter is officially here. It’s been colder and I’ve been “babying” the ranunculus in the polytunnel on the extra cold nights. I’ll talk more about that in a second. Things seem to be way busier than they should be right now. But, it’s definitely been “one of those” weeks. Just today, when I was dragging the grocery bags into my house – the neighbors opened their bedroom window and started screaming profanities at me. At first, I didn’t think they were talking to me, why would they be? But, it turns out they were – and why, you may wonder? Well, it was because I…

  • Building a Hoophouse on a Budget

    Hi Lovelies, Now that all of the zinnia beds are gross, and dahlias are in danger of being wiped out by frost at anytime, I’ve finally gotten around to starting to think about fixing up my sweet little hoophouse. Since I’m currently a city-dweller, there’s absolutely no possible way that I’d have room for a legitimate unheated house that you’d find on a real farm. Not to mention – the money. As someone who sold the vast majority of their belongings on eBay last year to even make starting this dream remotely possible, getting a real hoophouse will just have to stay on my wishlist for awhile. I’ve seen quite…