Monthly Archives: January 2011

How to start Chiltepin seeds

I like to re-use the mushroom styrofoam containers from the grocery store.  Just poke holes in the bottom for drainage.  It can rest inside another container to keep from dirtying the counter or other indoor surface where the seeds are … Continue reading

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Seed-starting time

Gardeners across the country all get that itch in January.  We have survived the biggest hump-day of the year.  Wednesdays as hump-day? Pah! We scoff at that.  Gardeners feel like they have crossed a humongous hurdle on December 21st, the … Continue reading

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Chiltepin update…and recipe!

It has been quite a while since I blogged about the chiltepin.  However, a lot has been going on in the past couple of months.  It was a great harvest, as you well know.  All the peppers have been dried … Continue reading

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Being Selfish – Part II

Incredible how one’s whole focus changes completely when a baby comes into their life.  In some ways a person becomes extremely unselfish as one devotes one’s self to this fragile soul, and in other ways one becomes extremely selfish – … Continue reading

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Being Selfish – Part I

In my first guerilla organic blog I made a statement about doing it (organics) for selfish reasons.  Guess it’s time to explain…. There was a day, once upon a time, before kids, when my husband and I used all the … Continue reading

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