I know, you’re right, these pages have been electronically silent. No dings or strumming guitars telling you there is a new post within SPiCE’s hot slice of cyber space. The fact is I’ve been in full on creative mode. Well mostly – life has had it’s share of getting in the way – but even then […]
SPiCEY Hubby gave an introductory workshop on Bio-char at an aquaponics facility this week. He was delighted to speak with such inquisitive folks about the benefits, misconceptions and possible applications of this massive topic. http://prezi.com/k6fp1afzc1i3/biochar-an-introduction/ A big thanks to SPiCEY Son, who designed the Prezi. His efforts were instrumental in hubby sharing in a more […]
Whew another whirlwind day! S.P.i.C.E. sponsored a Canning class at our wonderful friend Fran’s. We spent 4 hours with homeschool families and friends alike sharing Fran’s knowledge. First up ~ we learned how to use a pressure cooker making canned tomatoes. It was so inspiring to see kids from ages 9-12 all together washing, peeling […]
Thanks to inspiration from my friend Cat, we will be engaging in a Canning 101 class at the end of March. We will learn the basics of; pressure cooking with stewed tomatoes, hot water bath with strawberry jam and then learn how to dehydrate snacks like strawberries So excited to share this knowledge and fantastic way […]
SPiCEy son and I’ve been periodically planting seedlings the last few weeks. The lovely dragon tongue beans have been germinating like crazy….. Feeling like “Spring has sprung”.
Hi ya all – Wishing you a special 2013 Holiday season! We made the picture below as part of a Holiday card for our home school community “Heritage card swap”. Or biggest traditions center around sharing our love for gardening – especially during this season. […]
This year’s local harvest festival is much anticipated by S.P.i.C.E. as we have the pleasure of doing a free workshop for kids and adults and that [teaching & learning] is what WE are all about! Come enjoy all that the 4th annual event has to offer. The FREE day long festival is focused on growing […]
There is nothing like the prospect of a spray paint project to motive your kiddo & get them outside to enjoy the steamy weather. SPiCEY son is working to convert this old set of risers into a fresh looking space to start our seedlings & plants.
“Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero Found an awesome artist who takes willow weaving to a whole new level! The living fence in the last part of the picture would be so awesome as our gathering space out back!! http://www.englishbasketrywillows.com “If more of us […]