Chickens are an integral part of my garden. They help keep the bugs under control, as well as eat the tops of the weeds off. They also provide me with some great fertilizer and much like the zucchini plants, they provide a never ending supply ...
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Location: Elbert, Colorado
Hardiness Zone: 5b
I have been in construction all my life, I made my hobby of building furniture my profession and work from home with my furniture shop and hone located on 3 acres.
You can see some of the furniture I build at my website. http://www.benhamdesignconcepts.com.
I moved to Colorado from Oregon in February of 2014 so I am having to relearn how to garden in a new climate. I am now trying to garden at my new location at 7200 feet above sea level in Elbert Colorado.
My Grandfather originally got me into gardening. As a kid it was always a big deal to help grandpa plant his garden every spring. Then as summer went on it was a big deal to help him harvest it and help my grandmother can the vegetables so we could have home grown vegetables for the winter.
-- Plant a vegetable garden, share the harvest, feed the hungry. http://www.briansbenham.com
|commented on||Making Room for a Bigger Garden||09-24-2014 08:58 PM|
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|commented on||Sunshine Grows More than Tomatoes in My Garden||09-19-2014 08:30 AM|
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I have been meaning to post this since last summer, but as always, life is busy. For mother’s day, my kids wanted to build my wife a water garden, complete with a fountain and water plants. We found a plastic pot, filled it with water and ...
I wrote this blog post earlier this spring before I joined Garden Tenders. It is my construction process of how I built the raised bed and traced them into the hillside. My wife also had a good time making fun of me and my rototilling techni...
I have been into gardening my whole life. I credit my love of gardening to my grandfather, who always had a huge backyard garden. As a kid, it was a big deal to help grandpa plant his garden every spring, and then go back in the summer to ...