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Farming Projects and Ideas for Small Homes & Apartments

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My bee swarm on its last legs. The only babies are boys - a sure sign of doom!

Animal Instincts: Do Humans Have them?

The amazing thing about living with animals is I get to observe a very powerful force of nature up close:...

How I Made Homegrown Crushed Tomatoes – And Will I Ever Do it Again?

We eat a lot of tomatoes in our family but very few of them fresh. Usually they take the form...

Homemade Fruit Leather: You MUST try this!

If you only try one food preservation project this year - this is the one! It's ridiculously simple, requires no...
Our outdoor dining area... after I scrubbed it for the photographer

Is Bloomah’s Photogenic Enough?

Tomorrow a photographer from a major magazine is coming to do a shoot at Bloomah's City Farm AKA my backyard....

The Secret Truth About Growing Your own Vegetables

I have a confession. Many of the vegetables I grow on my farm are imperfect. The kind of vegetables that...

Why I never planted peanuts before – and why I did now

My peanuts sprouted! I have wanted to grow peanuts for such a long time but I never did. Since they...

Recipe: Bloomah’s Zucchini Lasagna

My two youngest kids and I wait for the big zucchinis to grow and then save them for this recipe,...
Eggs hatching

Meet Our New Chicks!

Meet our new babysitters! Two little chicks. The chicks have to live indoors with a light-bulb for warmth until they...

Bloomah Hatches an Egg: A Story About Farming, Faith and Flops

This is my pet hen, Stripey. She's not looking too plump right now. Her usually cherry-red comb has faded and...