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Flowers at the Feet of Vegetables

Get ideas from my successes and failures in interplanting flowers with vegetables – Last year I experimented with including many more flowers in with my vegetable garden. I wanted the color without giving up much space, so I tried to choose flower – vegetable combinations that shared space well. For instance, I planted zinnias to […]

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Experiments in How to Sprout Mimosa Tree Seeds (Albizia julibrissin) – Part 3

Last spring, I finally planted three of my mimosa trees out in the front chicken yard. Since the trees were barely a foot tall when I planted them and because chickens tend to scratch like bulldozers in freshly dug dirt, I formed cylindrical cages for the little trees out of 14 gauge wire fencing. This […]

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