Pollinators: If You Build It, They Will Come

August 21, 2015 in Farm Stand, Garden School, General Info

Doug Tallamy, acclaimed author of two books about native plants, is speaking this Saturday, August 22, 2:30 pm at OSU/OKC on the
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Zinnia Power

August 14, 2015 in Farm Stand, Garden School, General Info, Slow Flowers, Uncategorized

I confess. I used to detest zinnias. Bright, bold and brassy, zinnias are a neon type of flower. But when I first started
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Tomatoes and More Tomatoes!

August 7, 2015 in Farm Stand, General Info, Slow Flowers, Uncategorized

IMHO, summer = tomatoes. Tomatoes! We got ’em. We have an abundance of both slicers and cherry tomatoes this week. It’s
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This Week at CommonWealth: Tomatoes & Flowering Fireworks

July 31, 2015 in General Info, Slow Flowers, Uncategorized

Ah, tomatoes! July is tomato month. Pictured here is Early Girl, a tomato we appreciate for being both early and flavorful. Most tomato
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Leaky Buckets & Economic Independence

July 4, 2015 in CommonWork, Farm Stand, General Info, Slow Flowers, Uncategorized

With the 4th of July upon us, I keep thinking about an article I read from the Schumacher Center for a New Economics. “In
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Be Happy & Eat Your Veggies

June 19, 2015 in Farm Stand, Garden School, General Info, Slow Flowers, Uncategorized

If they’re really GOOD veggies, they will make you happy! Come on by our Farm Stand on Saturday morning. We’re
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This Week at CommonWealth: Bountiful

June 12, 2015 in CommonWork, Farm Stand, Garden School, General Info, Slow Flowers, Uncategorized

Rain again! Someone turned the spigot off and the heat on, a couple weeks ago. We are so grateful to
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This Week at CommonWealth: Garlic & Snapdragons

June 5, 2015 in Farm Stand, Garden School, Slow Flowers, Uncategorized

Thursday was garlic harvest day. Miraculously, the bulbs didn’t rot away during the month of rain-of-biblical-proportions. Although they came out
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Rain, Mud and Fairy Wings

May 29, 2015 in Farm Stand, Garden School, General Info, Slow Flowers

Sara and I, along with a few hundred mosquitoes, got our tomato plants caged today. Afterwards, as I was sloshing
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This Week at CommonWealth: Snapdragons & Green Onions

May 21, 2015 in Farm Stand, Garden School, Slow Flowers

  Farm Stand: Saturdays from 9 am to noon CommonWealth Urban Farms, 3310 N. Olie, OKC Lots of yummy veggies
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