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They move in...

If you follow me on facebook, you probably noticed a few pictures I've posted of our recent "guests". They are gypsy moths (or the caterpillars that will turn into them) and they don't want to move out. Google says that BTK is "the thing"…
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Pinterest Thursday : Decorating

I am a lousy decorator. I know what I like, but being able to create the look I want in my home has made it so that for too many year, the most decorating my homes have gotten is new shower curtains in cute or fun patterns. Like, I don't even…
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Pinterest Thursday

Pinterest has fast become the go-to place for ideas and inspiration. We're building a house and will have a large garden next year, so most of my pins are garden and house design! My top picks for this week from my Gardening Board So I can…
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Chickens!

"A chicken in every pot" - 1928 Rep. Party campaign slogan "Don't have a pot to put it in" - 1928 Dem. Party response slogan It's time to get back to more regular posting! There's been so much going on that I haven't had the brain power to…
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How To Turn a Shed into a Garden Kitchen

This is a guest post from Tiger Sheds. Summer brings blooming flowers, sunny days, and warm weather to backyards around the world. Entertaining guests or neighbours in the yard is a pleasant alternative to eating indoors, but it can be difficult…
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Contest/Giveaway: Gardener's Soap

Please read this post in it's entirety. This is a fairly simple contest, just email me a picture of your, or a family member's, hands during/after you've been gardening. The top 4 dirtiest hands will receive a bar of my handmade gardener's…
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And the winner is...

Are you ready?!? I rolled 1-14 at random.org, with each commenter being 1 to 14 Jasmin Myra Henderson compostings sara9894 christinemv SalemMom Bobby M Patti Reid Jeff Kyle Christine shanyag jesse f noelrich jamie…
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Contest Time!

Clean Air Gardening is giving away a Spin Big Compost Tumbler, valued at $170, to one lucky winner! Only available in the lower 48 US states. To enter, simply "like" both Clean Air Gardening and Garden of Eatin' on Facebook and post a comment…
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Blogginess

Working on sprucing up the blog for this gardening season, a little at a time! My first step was installing a new comment system, which I'm really not sure about yet. Let me know what you think - is it a keeper? Another "change" is I'm willing…
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Oregon October Garden Checklist

Can you believe it's the first day of Autumn already and almost October? The stores are filled with Halloween and Autumn decorations and quickly filling up more with Winter/Christmas decorations. Crazy! If you live in Oregon, OSU's Extension…

OSU Master Gardener Program

I know at least one of my readers is a Master Gardener, but most are not and I wanted to spread the word. I'm not going to get a chance to go through the program this year (too busy!) so I hope someone can "take my place" (even though I didn't…

If only I could keep flowers alive

I found this cute planter while searching for organizing supplies for a post on my organizing blog, that would look nice on my deck and allow portability in a move. And kind of matches the two hanging planters that I used last year, but I killed…