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My First Garden

February 2, 2009 Kendra 13

“I am so excited! I have begun to plan for my very first garden. After asking my homesteading friends a bunch of questions, and doing lots of reading online and in my books, I am ready to jump into the game and see how I do.”

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Some Good Gardening Tips

January 22, 2009 Kendra 2

“I explained that I wanted to start a garden, but I didn’t know where to even begin. All I had was a big yard, ready and waiting. They both told me that really I should have had it “turned over” by now, meaning tilled up and rows ready. I guess it’s good to let it sit exposed to the weather for a few months before you plant in it. Immediately I felt behind on my project.”

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What Lies Ahead??

January 21, 2009 Kendra 19

“I don’t know about you, but increasingly I am finding that my thoughts are leading me into more of a survival mode. Ever since the stock market plunged this past September, I have become obsessed with the possibility of another Great Depression.”

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The Corn Frolic: Part Two

November 21, 2008 Kendra 2

“Mrs. Clint shared with us a little more about the corn frolic. Not only were they going to be picking the corn, but they were also going to be grinding it to make cornmeal. She showed me three different types of corn grinders that they would be using, all from different eras.”