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Smooth and Sensuous, what could be better together than Bourbon and Coffee? Bourbon and Coffee, with Whipping Cream, is better of course! Here follows the super sekret recipe. It shows you exactly what we are going to do with that tasty combo when the…Learn More
Since sensationalized stories about aggressive bees seem to be hitting the news lately, I thought it would be a good idea to post about dealing with an aggressive hive. The first step is to do nothing. Refer to the previous post about observation and management. Maybe the “Mean…Learn More
The options are many: Langstroth, Warre, Top Bar, Long Hives. The impassioned reasoning to favor one or the other is endless. For someone trying to get started, it has to be overwhelming. I am going to make some very specific recommendations for your first hive and…Learn More
A couple weeks ago, I had the good fortune to sit down with Heidi Kooy from Itty Bitty Farm in the City to talk about goat rearing in an urban environment. Although not necessarily high on most people’s priority list, I found the concept…Learn More
The debate over whether or not goats should be allowed in urban backyards is a heated one, as I discovered after being interviewed for a New York Times article describing the difficulties of goat ownership. Unfortunately, the article failed to acknowledge the benefits of…Learn More
Double Digging, Intensive Gardening, French Bio-intensive, whatever current buzzword is trotted out to sell the latest gardening book. The most sacred of sacred cows. And a complete waste of your time and effort. Compost Myth-busting returns! Digging and especially Double Digging (turning the soil completely over) is a…Learn More