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There are Strange Things Done in the Midnight Sun By the Pigs Who Search for... Truffles??
Here in the United States we have recently begun cultivating truffles and have trained dogs to sniff them out. Apparently dogs are not as likely to eat the valuable crop as are pigs.
California
El Segundo
Turn Your Big Tomato Harvest into Fabulous Roasted Tomato Sauce
I switched to using my big turkey roasting pan.an, drizzle on a good cup of olive oil, and start roasting. A cup of roasted sauce is generally enough to sauce about a pound of pasta.
California
El Segundo
How to Grow White Truffles
Do not add any fertilizer, compost or other soil additives for at least one year. If you are planting several trees, plant rows spaced 12 feet apart with trees spaced 5 to 7 feet apart.Test the soil.
California
Santa Monica
Success Is …
Today, I want to encourage you with Dr. Angelou's words because your love of the land is special and I want it to bring you joy and happiness in return. Aren't we happiest when we're comfortable in our own skin, busy doing the things we love and doing...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Enthusiasm is Contagious
You can start an epidemic. Their enthusiasm is definitely contagious, and just being in the presence of these wonderful people inspires me to pull myself up by my bootstraps and keep chugging along, not to mention all the people they've inspired to do...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
String Beans with Mustard Sauce
Steam or microwave at least 1 pound of thin, trimmed green beans. Honestly, it's still a little early for string beans out here in the East, but this mustard sauce is wonderful on top of any number of lightly cooked vegetables: asparagus, potatoes or...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Hot and Spicy Chraimeh Sauce
/images/blogs/chiamea_490.jpg jhausman This wonderful sauce goes great with fish. The flavors are Arab and Mediterranean, as is much of Spanish/North […] Adapted from Jerusalem (Ten Speed Press, 2012) by Yotam Ottolenghi & Sami Tamimi Servings: 4 INGREDIENTS...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
What Is Huegelkultur?
Sheet composting. Because huegels are mounded, not flat, beds built east to west will have one side always in shade. Maybe your city or town is taking down a tree that is interfering with power lines and would welcome help disposing of the wood.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Winter is Temporary
(As did the giant pot of chili I made Monday night; my mother always said there was no better food in winter than a steaming bowl of soup.) Lo and behold, the polar vortex eventually gave way to “normal” January temperatures across the country—Lexington...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
What is Homeopathy?
Complementary therapies are things like herbs, Reiki, massage, chiropractic adjustments and homeopathic remedies. « More Mondays with Martok » Tags homeopathic remedies , homeopathy , Mondays with Martok
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Is Winterberry Toxic?
Keep fallen leaves and berries cleaned up from the ground to prevent accidental ingestion. Despite the beauty of its tempting fruit, eating winterberries should be avoided -- especially by children.
California
Santa Monica
Dreaming is Planning
Keep your eyes on hatchery catalogs, and before you know it, you'll be raising those Lakenvelders you always dreamed of. I think this sentiment is especially applicable to farmers, homesteaders and rural dreamers alike.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
What Is Ashitaba?
New To You, But Not So New It turns out that ashitaba isn't all that “new” to America. And then every once in a while, we catch wind of a new plant. Growing a plant yourself will be the only way to get to try this out, as everything on the market...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Is That Bug What I Think It Is?
While the leaf-footed bug family is composed of several closely related species, these insect pests all use their piercing sucking mouthparts to feed on our favorite foods, like tomatoes , a range of vegetables, nut crops, and several fruit species.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Is Ground Frozen Solid: Determining If Soil Is Frozen
Soil that is ready for planting is easy to dig and yields to your shovel. Frozen soil feels very solid and does not give way under foot. Frozen soil is dense and rigid. Keep reading to find out how to tell if ground is frozen or not.Although it may seem...
Ohio
Willoughby
What Is Damping Off?
With a little TLC seed treatment, damping off will be a thing of the past. It may help to water less often or apply fungicide to prevent damping off.may be applied as a soil drench after planting, incorporated into the soil as a dust before planting,...
Ohio
Willoughby
Is Your Compost Safe?
Just make sure that the compost you apply to your gardens is safe.International Association of Certified Home Inspectors Beware of dusty white patches, as they are a sign that dangerous spores are present.
California
El Segundo
Is Your Turkey Green?
Gardeners are becoming increasingly diversified, and getting into more sustainable practices such as raising heirloom vegetables and saving seeds. But is your turkey "green"? Heritage turkeys require a different approach to cooking.
California
El Segundo
Laurel Is a Keeper
Be as it may, important is that nothing bad happened. That's what happened with the laurel dry leaves: he got a large box, with forty bags, each containingOf course, we wondered whether we would ever sell all those bags, but since they were already there,...
California
El Segundo
Is Lucky Bamboo Poisonous?
Three stalked plants are given for luck, five stalks are said to represent wishes of wealth and seven stalks are thought to bring and keep good health. It is not native to Asia, and is closely related to the lily.
California
Santa Monica
What Is Plant Diversity?
Don't plant the same veggies year after year. Since the food web partially depends on the plants that grow in it, the more different species you plant, the richer and healthier the soil.Your plants belong to you, but in a larger sense, they serve your...
California
Santa Monica
What Is Fallow Ground?
This cycle was repeated indefinitely. To replenish the chemical composition of soil after annual crops such as these, some farmers and gardeners let their land go fallow -- or unplanted -- so that the soil's natural nutrient balance can be restored.When...
California
Santa Monica
What Is Okoume Wood?
It is not suitable for steam bending. Within its native range, Okoume is considered widespread and relatively common. Wood used for hardwood flooring is generally from much harder species such as red oak, which has a hardness of 1290.
California
Santa Monica
She ... Is a He!
I might soon have to move on to asking random people walking the aisles at our farmer's market. I don't think I'm very convincing. Now if I could just get that rooster to help… << More Dirt on Gardening >>
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Pleasure is a Novelty
As this growing season winds down and we start preparing for cooler weather, consider the unbridled pleasure that novelty could bring to your farm or homestead: What can you add to your farming experience this winter or next year to spice things up?
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Is Bougainvillea Deer Resistant?
They are highly attractive spilling over a container or retaining wall. For this reason, bougainvillea is often grown in a container and brought indoors for the winter. They are not friendly to the touch, however, as they have sharp thorns.
California
Santa Monica
What Is Alkaline pH?
Hydroxide ions have a negative charge and the symbol OH--. Commercial services will charge from $10-$30, depending on the amount of information offered. Hydrogen chloride (HCl) becomes hydrochloric acid when dissolved in water to form H+ and Cl- ions.
California
Santa Monica
Why Mulching Is Important
These soil critters work double-duty: As the soil organisms break down the mulch, it will enrich the soil. Fall Mulching Fall is an excellent time to feed the soil in the vegetable garden.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Avast! Insulation is Complete!
« More Restore Farmhouse Order» Tags farmhouse , insulation It offered suggestions for areas to insulate now versus later and explained how each would impact the home's efficiency.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia