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Productive Living Tips from Erica Strauss of NW Edible Life

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Erica Strauss - Hands On Home - LivingHomegrown.com

Erica Strauss - Hands On Home - LivingHomegrown.com

This week’s post is a summary of my podcast interview with my good friend Erica Strauss.

Erica is a blogger over at NW Edible Life where she has fun, punchy perspective on garden-to-table eating and living a DIY lifestyle.

And…She just wrote her first book:

The Hands on Home:* A Seasonal Guide to Cooking, Preserving and Natural Homekeeping.

It’s about keeping a more productive home, kitchen and lifestyle through DIY projects. You save money, time and end up feeling good about what you do.

Good stuff!

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Ten Show Stopping Edibles

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I grow and preserve a lot of my own food because I Want fresh homegrown flavor Enjoy access to unusual produce not found in the grocery story Love gardening....

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Growing UP & Making Cool Trellises

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Got Weed Problems? Read this!

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I think all organic gardeners have their favorite weapons against weeds. One of my favorites (for weedy walkways) is boiling water. But in this post, I wanted to talk...

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5 Holistic Pruning Steps to Restoring Old Fruit Trees

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My family is restoring an 1892 Farmstead in Northern CA. I’m in charge of the heirloom orchard and garden renovation. Other family members are in charge of restoring the...

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Restoring a Vintage Kitchen Garden – Part 1

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We have many projects going on simultaneously at The 1892 Farmstead right now. But one that I didn’t get a chance to tell you about yet is the planting/restoring...

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How To Grow Awesome Blueberries in Containers

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Perhaps you have dreams of running outside in your PJs every morning for a quick fix of fresh blueberries from your very own garden? After all, they are delicious, high...

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Day 28: Growing Community Through Victory Gardens

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It started with a simple idea. LaManda Joy was standing in her local, Chicago neighborhood butcher shop a few years ago, when she noticed a vintage photo on the...

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Day 14 – Heirlooms and a Baker Creek Seed Giveaway

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Curious about heirloom plants? Or maybe you are already on board the heirloom bandwagon and are just interested in something really unique to grow this season? Well, today’s post...

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