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Slideshow of how we transformed our 5,000sqft over the last 4 years  RSS feed

 
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Hi everyone! As part of applying for the Great American Farm tour I was going through photos from the last four years and put together this slide show. Enjoy!

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/2579423/Photos/Slideshow/Our%20Homestead.m4v
 
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That was a delight to watch!
 
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Wow, great job! Lovely place and adorable kiddos.
 
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I really like that you show that you went in small stages that built upon each other.  So many people are exposed to gardening through things like HGTV where a team of people come in and overnight transform a yard with big equipment and expensive potted plants.  Even online there is a tendency to post before and after photos without all the in between stages.  I like that you show you start with a couple garden beds and seeds sprouting in a window.  Seeing all the stages as you went from a barren suburban yard to a lush wood with exotic wildlife (chickens are jungle birds) is impressive without being intimidating. I like the background music, too.
 
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Thank you all for the feedback!

Casie Becker wrote:I really like that you show that you went in small stages that built upon each other.  So many people are exposed to gardening through things like HGTV where a team of people come in and overnight transform a yard with big equipment and expensive potted plants.



That's a really good point I didn't even think about! We did everything our selves as time allowed. The only time we used big equipment was to remove the driveway (which was pitched wrong and causing our basement to flood). Now the water runs down toward the fruit trees.
 
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Thanks for the video. Very enjoyable to watch😁
 
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mega! very cool transformation and proof, that it doesn't take a huge piece of land to start gardening.
 
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Love the video. Thanks for sharing
 
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dang, drop box says the file is not there.

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Bryant RedHawk wrote:dang, drop box says the file is not there.

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Sorry! I don't know why the link wasn't working. Maybe because I downgraded to a free Dropbox account? I just tested this link.

A friend also told me her internet was too slow so I made a lower res version.

Maybe I should post them to YouTube or Vimeo instead? I haven't had the time to figure out whether I want to post stuff on those sites.
 
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Thank you for fixing it so I could see your works.

Outstanding slide show and I love the design.
You have shown just how well everything works together even in smaller spaces.

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Sarah, I saw it in the low res. version. Your garden looks great!
 
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