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Organic Ant Control – Grits!

I started getting several ant hills around my yard here in the mountains, with some in or next to my garden. One fairly large hill was right next to
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The Trials & Tribulations of High Altitude Gardening post thumbnail

The Trials & Tribulations of High Altitude Gardening

This spring I had grand plans of thoroughly documenting my use of the Fantastic Farm and Garden Calculator to plan my small (100 s.f.) garden here in Eldora, Colorado
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Food Preservation Workshop – July 31st, Lafayette, CO post thumbnail

Food Preservation Workshop – July 31st, Lafayette, CO

Hearteye Village CSA in Lafayette, CO will be offering an affordable workshop on food preservation. This workshop will cover a variety of food preservation methods. Food dehydration, freezing and
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Introduction to Small Acreage Farming

Sorry for the short notice on this, but if any of our readers are in Washington state, or interested in traveling there this week, there is an Introduction to
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CSA Co-op and other news

We have added information the the site about our upcoming "Grow Your Own CSA Co-op.  We at Colorado Local Sustainability and LandShare Colorado are in the process of forming
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New companion planting chart added

We've added a companion planting chart to the site to help you plan your companion planting, and intercropping.  You can find it under the "Got Questions?" menu, or click
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Planning your Square Foot Garden with the Fantastic Farm & Garden Calculator

If you use the Square Foot Gardening method it is quite easy to use the Fantastic Farm and Garden Calculator to plan your vegetable garden. While the current version
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Your First Vegetable Garden – Part One: Planning the Garden -The Basics post thumbnail

Your First Vegetable Garden – Part One: Planning the Garden -The Basics

Just starting out with gardening?  Planning a productive vegetable garden is a lot easier than you imagine.  Just remember to start small with your first garden.  Even if you
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Workshop This Saturday: Plan your CSA or Garden with the Fantastic Farm & Garden Calculator

Colorado Local Sustainability and HeartEye Village CSA in Lafayette, CO will be offering a workshop on using the Fantastic Farm & Garden Calculator to plan your CSA or garden.
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Germinating Seeds in Paper Towel

Garden season (as well as farming season) is upon us and if you haven't already started planning you garden or farm... it is time to get planning! (And why
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