Wintering Bees

Wintering bees is always a challenge, but isn’t rocket science! Bees are originally from warm climates but have adapted to live even in the coldest of places, like Southern Colorado! Most large bee keeping operations have shipped their buzzing friends off to warmer lands where the Queens of each colony will keep laying with noContinue reading “Wintering Bees”

Let nature do the rest.

Fall is when the great Mother settles for her time of rest over the long cold of winter. Soil regenerates and the worms sleep. We don’t pull up the stocks of any of the plants, we let the birds pick the last of the seeds and the roots die off naturally, giving back every bitContinue reading “Let nature do the rest.”

Seed Hoarding.

I have amassed a modest stock of seeds for my farmers ark. I’m always on the look out for rare and peculiar breeds of corn. Today I picked up several packets of jeweled corn and a very lusty looking 160 yr old heirloom sweet corn. ( My Grandpa would be proud) I LOVE corn, IContinue reading “Seed Hoarding.”

Dupont hires bounty hunters to chase down Farmers.

“GMO giants DuPont have contracted dozens of retired law enforcement officers to begin patrolling farms in the US next year to spot any potential intellectual property theft. DuPont Co, the second-largest seed country in the world, is hoping to find farmers that have purchased contracts to use their genetically modified soybean seeds but have breachedContinue reading “Dupont hires bounty hunters to chase down Farmers.”

Winter Lettuce

Winter is a great time to grow your favorite lettuce greens. One of my favorite types of big leaf lettuce is this lovely little leafed daisy. I started lettuce back in November and now I’m starting to get fat hardy red heads. I’ve got lettuce in several different mediums at the moment. Bucket system, EBB& Flow with agrigate andContinue reading “Winter Lettuce”

Quinoa and rice pepper ass kicker.

Today’s Recipe: Quinoa and rice pepper ass kicker.   1/2 cup Quinoa. 1/2 cup rice ( long grain unbleached) 2 cups of water. Bring water to a boil, add rice and Quinoa. Mix in 1 tbs olive/coconut/sesame oil. sir. Add mesquite seasoning if you have it. Chop up 3-6 cloves of garlic, (The more theContinue reading “Quinoa and rice pepper ass kicker.”