Farming Fort Collins
NoCo Homestead Tour
Events

Sponsored Post: NoCo Urban Homestead Tour Ticket Giveaway

By On July 25, 2016

In case you missed it, the 3rd Annual NoCo Urban Homestead Tour is this Saturday, July 30th from 9:00 to 3:00. To share the excitement – we have two tickets to give… Read More

Raspberry Preserves
DIY

Raspberry Preserves

By On July 25, 2016

One of the unanticipated side effects of this crazy hot summer that we’ve been having is that the raspberries ripened far more quickly than expected. What normally is a harvest that is… Read More

Mosquito repellent
DIY

Homemade Mosquito Repellent

By On July 20, 2016

Mosquito season has arrived with gusto! Spend more than 15 minutes outside in the early morning or evening, or in mosquito havens like the garden, and the flying syringes of death and… Read More

7th week
Announcements

The 7th Week Small Scale Sabbatical

By On July 11, 2016

Have you ever heard of ‘The 7th Week’ or of Small Scale Sabbaticals? The first I’d heard of it was when my Karl heard a story about it on the radio or… Read More

NoCo Homestead Tour
Events

Sponsored Post: NoCo Urban Homestead Tour

By On July 7, 2016

Have you ever wondered how they do it all? Go to work, raise a family, keep house, and then at the end of the day, homestead? Me too. I’ve learned about how… Read More

Knee High
Diggin' It

Knee High

By On July 3, 2016

Did you finish the title of this post with ‘by the Fourth of July’? And have you heard this phrase as long as far back as you can remember? As a little… Read More

Prevention of Mildew
Education

An Ounce of Prevention

By On July 1, 2016

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. – Benjamin Franklin If you are having a challenging time with pests, weeds, wildlife or other problems, there is a lot that… Read More

FFC PestCont 02
DIY

What’s bugging you? Landscape & Garden Pest Control Intro

By On June 29, 2016

This is the first in an ongoing series on lawn and garden pests and pest control that I’ll be adding to as time allows. Another series will be on various weeds that… Read More

hedgie in the bluegrass
Education

Kentucky Bluegrass II

By On June 27, 2016

The history of how the lawn became a mainstay of the American landscape is a study of the development of the American industrial, political, and social way of life. Advances in manufacturing… Read More

Bluegrass and goose
Education

Kentucky Bluegrass I

By On June 24, 2016

Sod, Lawn, Turf, Grass, Common Meadow Grass, Poa pratensis. Different names for the most popular and widely planted species of turf. Anyone who’s weeded flower beds located adjacent to the lawn is… Read More