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Dryland garden care and summer pruning workshop planned for August 1, 2017.

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Composting at Sol Feliz Farm. Part III.

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Harvesting garlic at Sol Feliz Farm

We have been noticing that it is time to harvest garlic.  We watch the scape straighten out and the seed-head with it gets more defined (you can see individual seeds inside the scape-skin forming).  Some of our scapes are breaking … Continue reading

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Growth and development at our Parr Field Garden Project

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La primera escarda en Sol Feliz

In the last couple of mornings, I was able to go outside while the sun was rising to hoe some weeds in our maize and bean rows.  This is the best time to work outside:  it is nice and fresh, … Continue reading

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Maintaining chickens at Sol Feliz

This is the “after” picture of today’s activity.  The picture above shows our chicken house that has been cleaned of all the old manure that had been mixed with sawdust from the last time we cleaned out the coop.  We … Continue reading

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Composting at Sol Feliz

Today we gathered at Sol Feliz to get started on our composting process for this season.  First we cut down all the alfalfa and other biomass in the South field of Sol Feliz.  We have been irrigating this field and … Continue reading

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