Winter Garden Happenings Spring is coming, here is a quick edible landscaping update on our winter garden!
The Western Bluebird is a cavity nesting bird that has been in decline due to habitat loss. They also eat insects, which is helpful in my organic gardening efforts. Because Suburban Stone Age was once Western Bluebird habitat, I have devoted myself to restoring habitat to them by providing the one thing they need […]
Why The Bug House? Beneficial insects, such as ladybugs and mason bees, provide important garden services. They play a big role in organic pest control and crop pollination. You can attract these beneficial insects to your garden by providing habitat for them in the form of bug houses. Bug houses can be purchased online (see left photo), or […]
Nobody wants to come home and find a crime scene in their coop. Having recently suffered the loss of my entire flock of chickens, I devoted myself to researching ways to rebuild my coop more securely. I wanted to help other chicken keepers avoid the same heartache I experienced, so I complied this table of predators and […]
Happy Mother’s Day from Suburban Stone Age!
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Is Yeast Our Friend? Yes, yes it is. Watching bread rise is about as much fun as watching grass grow or paint dry (don’t worry, at SSA we’ll probably be watching those too). This is why we’ve sped things up a bit. We’ve talked about yeast before, but I still think it should get a little […]
How Do I Make the Most Of My Irrigation? Water runoff is a consequence of irrigation. The trick is to get as much use out of your irrigation water as possible. In this video, we combine our edible landscaping, vertical gardening, and use of runoff into a project that produces food and saves money. Enjoy!