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11/13/2009 9:35:22 AM
Coming in From the Cold
In November, the cold, wet and gray days start to set in, as the last of the fallen leaves are blown away by the wind. But we still have lots of work to do in our biodynamic gardens!   We put most of the fallen leaves to good use as a cover on certain plants to protect them against the cold. We also create a typical forest soil using humus—organic material produced by the leaves that helps feed the soil.   In November we start to trim the hedges that surround all of our fields. We have more than 14,000(m) of hedges around the entire garden. They are an important element in a biodynamic garden; they serve as a valuable habitat for necessary...
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Categories: Cultivating beauty
11/2/2009 9:33:38 AM
Enter Our Halloween Costume Contest!
Enter our Halloween Costume Contest & Giveaway! Halloween is Ben’s favorite holiday. I think it might be our community’s favorite holiday as well. Our town, Nyack, NY, hosts a parade every year that passes by our home. I am always amazed by the costumes and floats people create! This year the local rowing team was a boatload of Vikings! The owner of our local health food store, Back to Earth, dressed up as a carrot, with a broccoli sidekick. (It was a nice reminder to eat your vegetables on a day that is awash with candy.) Ben and his friend Taylor enjoyed dancing to the beat of the marching bands. Ben was a Ninja this year. ...
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Categories: Baby, Parenting