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  1. Erica Sandoval

    The things you find

    Lol! I'm glad I saw this thread. My minorcas are almost 4 weeks old and now I know what to look out for. It does seem quite painful
  2. Erica Sandoval

    Spices

    Thank you so much!
  3. Erica Sandoval

    The things you find

    Thank you so much!!
  4. Erica Sandoval

    Heya

    I have about 9 good inches of soil in my beds. Compost, manure, and some soil that would normally have too much nutrients all at the bottom and some peat moss on top. So far, all I have are my onions out there but my basil is sprouting so strong in the cup!. I have my tomatoes in a small room in...
  5. Erica Sandoval

    I'm a beginner looking to learn all that I can :) any advice is welcome

    I'm a beginner looking to learn all that I can :) any advice is welcome
  6. Erica Sandoval

    Heya

    I'm doing raised beds and shelves with pots. I've tried planting directly into the ground but it is impossible here to ammendment the sandy gravel that is everywhere! Everything is still coming together. I'm very ambitious about it and trying to learn all I can!!
  7. Erica Sandoval

    Heya

    Thank you! So far I've learned tons here!
  8. Erica Sandoval

    The things you find

    I know it may be a ridiculous question.... but, I've never seen this before. Do you still eat those eggs? Are they just really thick and like a surplus of calcium before they lay again?
  9. Erica Sandoval

    Minorcas

    I'm a beginner at chickens but I love them so much! Little girls got a carrot treat tonight :)
  10. Erica Sandoval

    Question Has anyone successfully grown saffron crocus?

    I think I will! It will be a learning process as I haven't found a lot of in depth information about it. I love a challenge!
  11. Erica Sandoval

    Spices

    I started my spice garden in my window still about 4 days ago so I can move them out when it warms up. My concern is, would it be too cold on the sill for them to sprout? I want make sure they also get sun when they do peek up. Any tips here? *Somewhat of a beginner at this
  12. Erica Sandoval

    Heya

    Hi Tom! I'm in zone 7b (crazy arid. I'm in central New Mexico) I have a lot started inside but nothing out yet. I helped my mother tons as a child but I haven't had much personal success yet. Thank you for the welcome
  13. Erica Sandoval

    Question Has anyone successfully grown saffron crocus?

    It's crazy expensive and I love the stuff. Has anyone grown this and been successful? Is it worth it?
  14. Erica Sandoval

    Growing Mushrooms

    I've wanted to do this but I have some questions. How do you know which to grow? I've been cooking for 20+ years but I have never used any exotic mushrooms..
  15. Erica Sandoval

    Growing Vanilla

    Neat! I never even thought about growing vanilla
  16. Erica Sandoval

    Heya

    Erica from New Mexico here. Thanks for having me :)