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Squash and pumpkin tunnels

Maybe this be the year that you carve a jack-o-lantern from a pumpkin that you grew in your own backyard. Squashes and pumpkins are members of the gourd family. Squashes and pumpkins originated in Mexico and Central America. They both… The pos...
by Worthwhilesmile on Oct 11, 2015

South Burlington birds: Pileated Woodpecker photos

Pileated Woodpecker South Burlington, VT Pileated Woodpecker, South Burlington, VT,March 2015                                           ...
by litterwithastorytotell on Oct 9, 2015

Hands On Child Led Backyard Ponding

15+ Ideas for Hands on Child Led Learning with your Backyard Pond We've been growing the ponds we have in our backyard, yes they are increasing in number, if I'm not careful I may just turn around and find we are living in one giant pond.I never real...
by Our Worldwide Classroom on Sep 28, 2015

Backyard birding, Hummingbirds Dressed in Pink. South Burlington, VT

Welcome to the SB Vermont Backyard Birding, Issue # 17, Hummingbirds Dressed in Pink.Pleasant migration my little friend. Photos taken with Cannon PS S3 ISTo view any of the other 16 bird postings in my SB Backyard birds series, c...
by litterwithastorytotell on Sep 11, 2015

Backyard birding, Hummingbird. South Burlington, VT

Welcome to the SB Vermont Backyard Birding, Issue # 17, Hummingbirds.Pleasant migration my little friend. Photos taken with Cannon PS S3 ISTo view any of the other 16 bird postings in my SB Backyard birds series, click on the ...
by litterwithastorytotell on Sep 11, 2015

How to Buy Tame, Hand-Fed Easter Egger Hens from Our Daughter

This summer our daughter Rain decided to raise the tamest Easter Egger hens and sell them once they were close to laying age. She is selling them for the excellent price of $20.00 each. They are now large and feathered enough to be housed in outdoor...
by Appalachian Feet on Sep 11, 2015

My thumb is like super green :)

The large tomato plant came from me buying an heirloom tomato and sticking some of the seeds in my box when I was done eating it.  No GMO baby!  And that is one of the tomatoes I am going to eat!
by Me and the Damn Cat on Sep 2, 2015

Unconventional Work Sanctuary: Modern “Backyard Cottage” in Oslo

Especially designed for a writer in Oslo, Noway, this backyard cottage is an unconventional modern work sanctuary. Jarmund/Vigsnæs Arkitekter built an annex to the clients’ residence, with extensive views of the surrounding landscape, a suitab...
by khairuddinuad on Aug 31, 2015

On becoming more self-reliant in an ever growing volatile planet

Poor Man Survival Self Reliance tools for independent minded people… www.poormansurvivor.net   ISSN 2161-5543 A Digest of Urban Survival Resources     With money in your pocket, you are wise and you are handsome and you sing wel...
by Urban Survival Resources on Aug 27, 2015

South Burlington, VT Backyard Flowers - July 2015

Backyard Flowers (photos) in South Burlington, VT neighborhood in July.High school sweetheartsCannibal Precious workerHome grown grass seedRed Clover - Vermont State FlowerHazlenutsA daisy among daisiesMini tulipsOnion plant flowerSummer snowfla...
by litterwithastorytotell on Aug 24, 2015

I got a composter the other day

we will see how it works out, my husband was tired of my tossing the fruit and veggies on the hill :) Thank goodness for youtube, the directions were not existant at best, but we found a video of it on line.  I am sure they saved us an hour or so an...
by Me and the Damn Cat on Aug 19, 2015

Transform your backyard into an oasis on a budget

‘Tis the season for backyard living, am I right? Whether you have a huge outdoor space or not, spending time in your own backyard is such a joy! so I’m here today to share with you how you can spruce up your deck and patio without breaki...
by Remodelaholic on Aug 17, 2015

Feathering a Nest for Less & Saving for a Sunny Day

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of SunTrust Bank. The opinions and text are all mine. When my twin daughters were born about 12 years ago, it was a blessing and a surprise! Both my husband and I wanted children, but I had tro...
by Mom Home Guide on Aug 16, 2015

Loree Griffin Burns and Great Nonfiction for Children

Do you have any idea how excellent of a reading world it is under the nonfiction for children genre? Not only are these books educational, but they’re fun, filled with pictures, and don’t talk down to kids, or adults. You … Continue...
by Book Riot on Aug 16, 2015

Traditional Backyard Games For Kids

Traditional Backyard Games For Kids It appears as though many traditional backyard childhood games, which were played outside with little or no gear, gadgets, and the like, are being forgotten. Kids may not be learning these kind of fun, wholesome &#...
by Aspiring Homemaker on Aug 15, 2015

Beautiful Backyard Patio Ideas

Beautiful Backyard Patio Ideas . Backyard patio ideas inspiration can come from many sources. For those of you who want to make your backyard will look pretty and neat, you can try to get some inspiration to choose the one best idea and perfect for y...

Beautiful Backyard Patio Ideas

Beautiful Backyard Patio Ideas . Backyard patio ideas inspiration can come from many sources. For those of you who want to make your backyard will look pretty and neat, you can try to get some inspiration to choose the one best idea and perfect for y...

South Burlington, VT Neighborhood photos issue #7

South Burlington, VT Neighborhood photos issue #7.Celebrating community - by sharing love of growing and nurturing plants. Backyard flowers and vegetable gardens, Mills Avenue, South Burlington, VT neighborhood.Joe hand painted the sunSome...
by litterwithastorytotell on Aug 13, 2015

Tips for the Ultimate Backyard Campout

Throw the Ultimate Backyard Campoutwith Tips Straight from CampWith many camps booked solid for the summer and your kid sitting inside with a controller in hand it is time to take a stand and get your kid to unplug. One way parents can get their kids...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Aug 13, 2015

10 Tips for Decorating with Mirrors

When you think of mirrors, your mind probably goes immediately to the splattered mirror in your bathroom. Because every bathroom, big or small, has a mirror. But I’m here to tell you that mirrors don’t have to be besties with your bathtu...
by Home decoration on Aug 11, 2015


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