A Modern Homesteader

Monthly Archive: March 2014

Weeding… Yeck…

Did a rough job of  weeding the front garden beds. The henbit has started blooming and it had already taken over the beds… seeding itself further would be a nightmare! Well, not really because evidently it is edible and tastes like spinach…so…
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Grafting Lessons

Today, I learned how to bench graft in my course at Edmonds Community College.  I grafted 5 trees, 3 apple (2 Rubinette & one Enterprise  and 2 cherries, Bing & Rainier). One of the Rubinette will be staying at school and…
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