Tag: 100 Foot Diet

Food and Drink

Bean Patch Time Lapse

Late this summer, after the garlic crop was taken out of the garden bed, I decided to plant beans. Each day as I left for work I would snap a picture of the growth and I snapped pictures until someone tore all the plants out. And yes, I realize that the pics are not all […]

Food and Drink

My Very Own Magical Beans

Last week, on Thursday July 11th I took a few minutes before heading off to school and I planted a couple rows of green bush beans. I’m not sure if you remember or not, but last year I had significant difficulty getting beans to sprout. I now realize that I was simply planting them too […]

Food and Drink

Small Scale Farming in the Urban Setting

  As I have previously posted, I am an advocate of people growing their own food in small scale farming ventures. To me, a lawn is a waste of space and I have put garden boxes on the what used to be the front lawn of my home. The following snippet of a blog post […]

Life Musings

A Hilarious Look at Healthy Eaters

An absolutely brilliant and hilarious look at the eating habits of “Healthy Eaters” … All you want to do is eat a little healthier. Really. Maybe get some of that Activa probiotic yogurt or something. So you look around and start researching what “healthier” means.  That really skinny old scientist dude says anything from an […]

Life Musings

The 100 Mile Diet Year 3

Well, I have to admit that last fall I made my first colossal screw up in my application of the 100 Mile Diet, what I call the 100 Foot Diet Garden. The worst part of my screw up is that it didn’t show up until this spring. So just what was my screw up? Well, as […]

Food and Drink

The Garden Harvest Continues

The 100 Foot Diet we have going on here, supplied from our garden is picking up steam. While our super-slow-to-begin green beans kept our attention, the climber beans were going gang-busters. They are now producing like crazy. Our carrots are also filling the garden chock-a-block full. Every time we feel like eating a carrot we […]

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Wordless Wednesday Garden Boxes Update

Update on our 100 Foot diet…                 The potatoes are coming along quite nicely. I will indubitably have to add more lawn cuttings around the base of the potato plants in the coming days…                 And possibly because the weather has been so […]