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Hacienda Okhra Summer Harvest – First Crops 2014

Hacienda Okhra Summer Harvest – First Crops 2014

In the tropics, at least in our region here on the Southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, summer time starts when the rains end at the end..

March 1, 2014 with 0 Comments
Garden Class with 3 Year Olds

Garden Class with 3 Year Olds

Eli started school down the street at Little Feet Non Profit and has really been enjoying it. The school is an old house with two classes...

February 22, 2013 with 0 Comments
Hacienda Ohkra Project

Hacienda Ohkra Project

I have been spending more time at the Hacienda Okhra Project trying to get ready for the busy season. We are estimating a production of..

September 30, 2012 with 0 Comments
Southern Nicoya Peninsula Hydropinics

Southern Nicoya Peninsula Hydropinics

It is pretty cool how things are working out. I was introduced to a guy down here that started his own commercial vegetable production. He..

August 11, 2012 with 5 Comments
Give Your Children the Gift of Sustainability

Give Your Children the Gift of Sustainability

Do you know what GMO stands for? If you do not you are like most American’s that have no idea what it stands for either. Neither did..

August 1, 2011 with 0 Comments
Saturday Morning Chores

Saturday Morning Chores

With all of the gardens and animals that our family has accumulated over the past few years we have a list of chores that we all do..

July 31, 2011 with 0 Comments

Escondido Tilapia Farm

Just the other day I took a trip out to Escondido, which is in East San Diego County to pick up a few Tilapia from the couple over at the..

May 4, 2011 with 0 Comments

Harvest Time

The tomatoes took their time coming in this year, but it was worth the wait. Starting three weeks ago we have been in hog heaven with some..

August 21, 2010 with 0 Comments

Organic Garden Plots

Shade Garden Our shade garden is starting to take off with the rest of our vegetable gardens. This is the the area that is directly outside..

June 14, 2010 with 1 Comment

Organic Mildew Spray

Two years ago our garden was attacked by a powdery mildew that took over our pumpkins and spread to the rest of our plants. You might..

June 14, 2010 with 0 Comments
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