Author Archives: Deberosa

Autumn Olive Berry Jam

I discovered Autumn Olive Berries by accident.  Bought a couple of bushes from One Green World on line. Turns out they also grow wild in Virginia.  I have a bright red and bright yellow bush/tree.  To my delight, the deer, … Continue reading

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Getting back to blogging!

It’s been a while but the gourd farm is progressing. Spring here was very very dry and it took quite an effort to keep the gourds watered but the rains are starting to return in late July and August. Held … Continue reading

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First Deberosa Craft Sale Oct 25-27

The Deberosa Craft house is open for business!  This weekend will be a combination yard sale and a variety of crafts.   In a few weeks seasonal wreaths, garlands and trees will be available every weekend through Christmas! Here are some … Continue reading

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Miscellanious Gourd Art $25

This post has various gourds that represent the beginning of my journey with this medium.

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Autumn Leaf Gourd Bowl – $45

This bowl has a rim of this gourd is woven pine needles. SOLD!

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Soil Tests

I got the soil tests back from the Extension today.   We tested 3 separate areas on the homestead that have been cleared.   Most of these areas have been in evergreen nursery trees for many years.   It wasn’t surprising that … Continue reading

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Pocket Farm Class

I am taking a Pocket Farm class through Sustain Floyd.   Just got home from the second of 6 sessions.  The class is currently focussing on the planning for a produce operation but still getting lot’s of information.  I’ll add links … Continue reading

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