Category Archives: Gardening

Work Exchange Day at Sunstone Friday, April 23

Do you have a burning desire to dig bermuda grass? Or experience hard labor at its finest? Or do you simply want to work on your tan? Whatever your reason, join us on Friday, April 23th, any time from 9am-12pm, … Continue reading

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Sunstone Herb Farm on NPR!

Jen on NPR! Check out Sarah Gustavus’ All Things Considered piece on Sustainability. We’re in Monday and Tuesday’s show. How cool is that!

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Urban Homesteading? Guerilla Gardening? Backyard Farming?

Take your pick. No matter the name, it’s a hot topic. We’re expecting 300 people at the Open Space Backyard Farming workshop tomorrow at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House here in the South Valley. I’ll be teaching Designing Your Urban Homestead from … Continue reading

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Weeds Becoming Resistant to Roundup? No Big Surprise There!

A recent report published by the Institute of Science in Society discusses glyphosate resistance in weeds.  From the report: In regions of the USA where transgenic glyphosate resistant crops dominate, there are now evolved glyphosate-resistant populations of the economically damaging … Continue reading

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Starting Sweet Potato Slips

Last week I started sweet potato slips for planting out later this spring. It can take several months to get an abundance of healthy slips so I like to start this project in February.  It’s super easy. Just get an … Continue reading

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Seeds for Sale Fundraiser

Seed Sale & Fundraiser for Albuquerque Backyard Farms! Friends over at ABQ backyard farms are selling seed packs (of locally harvested seeds) to raise money to compensate teachers who participate in the BYF’s workshop series. Check out the good work … Continue reading

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Sunstone Workshops 2010

Our 2010 workshop schedule has been posted at sunstoneherbs.com. There are a variety of subjects to choose from. Hope to see you at our farm! -Tree

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