Tag Archives: garden

What It REALLY Looks Like

Growing up I knew what a farm looked like. After all, it was in my story books.I grew up in the part of New Jersey which is NOT the Garden State…it is the paved state, so I had very little first … Continue reading

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Learning the Land

Water rights, even before this time of climate fluctuation, has always been the key to successful farming in a place where summer rain is sparse. Finding 8.5 acres adjacent to the South Fork of the Yamhill River not only eased … Continue reading

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Living on the Land

The desire to live out in the country came to Heidi Rexin early. Growing up in Salem she wanted that kind of environment, so when she connected with an old school chum things fell into place. Doug had also grown … Continue reading

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Mix and Match

For those of us who are not master gardeners, the idea that some plants grow better if placed near a compatible plant may be a new idea. This chart is a great help!

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