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Find Landscaping That Fits You and Your Home

Landscaping should accent the home with a pleasing look. There are a host of ways to landscape, from a rock garden with a fountain to edible landscaping that is decorative as well as productive. There is lighting considerations as well … Continue reading

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Gearing up for a new Year

There are many places now doing raised beds commercially. Some in our target areas have undercut our price, and certainly competition is good. We prefer to seek value rather than price alone. An extra $20 now saves $200 later – … Continue reading

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Composting Manure

As a part of our micro farm operation, composting is a valued part of the process. Last winter we received some shredded bark, heavy in pine, from some tree trimmers who needed a place to get rid of it. At … Continue reading

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Save Money With Compost

A guest post for this installment! If you are a gardener then you might be getting tired of spending hundreds on topsoil every year. Have you ever thought about starting a compost pile? As disgusting and as hard as it … Continue reading

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Compost

Part of a raised bed system is economy. This lends itself naturally to composting, be it a household or more ambitious. The basics of composting allows breaking down of food wastes, leaves, grass clippings and more. With piled to a … Continue reading

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Why Raised Beds?

Raised beds offer a way to maximize production in a small sized area. It’s intensive planting that make the most use of soil and space. When using the square foot method, from one to 16 plants are planted in a … Continue reading

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Hello world! Why Raised Beds?

This is a blog we’ll look specifically at raised bed gardening. It’s something we employ at SlowMoneyFarm to grow food for ourselves and others, and in 2011 we’ve taken steps to help others take control of their food supply by … Continue reading

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