Author Archives: ifarmurban

About ifarmurban

Project Manager residing in sleepless Seattle.

Small and recycled

As we research a possible relocation and downsizing our abode, I have considered a bit of a compound of little buildings clustered together. Here, they take the concept further having bundled shipping containers into colorful, purposeful, pleasant (?) dwellings.

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Water

It is raining outside. Probably not enough, so I continue to water my crops with re-purposed or twice used ‘gray’ water that is not so gray. Combined with amending soil, planting appropriate to the season, my swapped out flow reducing … Continue reading

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Another roadside attraction?

Re-purposing our parking strip. Up until this year, our parking strip has been a dandelion infested plot of compacted grass. This spring my husband and I removed some of the sod. My sod piles have since then become master potato … Continue reading

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Just gonna take a photo…

the potato plants had grown SO much I decided I needed to hill and straw them again. Which lead to Continue reading

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Planting begins

Peas, glorious peas, I did not get enough of these last year. Thus I am starting earlier… Continue reading

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New category: Recipes (in season)

Last year, given a periodic abundance of crops, I started collecting recipes. However, I have not sorted them according to season. So, a goal for 2010 is to post at least one blog per month listing a few recipes which … Continue reading

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Correction: Kale recovered

As Fruits of Our Neighbors commented on my last post, the Kale survived out cold snap just fine! I’ve been lazy posting (again). Too busy harvesting my Kale all winter!! Some of the leaves died on the younger plants, the … Continue reading

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