IMG_7139Many of you found your way here knowing me as a high desert gardener, through Seedybeans Blog.  Others may have found your way through my jewelry collections and many have meet me through the Parent and Child classes I offer in our community.  Possibly you simply stumbled upon this little blog on your own….However you got here, welcome and allow me introduce myself……

My name is Erin and I am a mama, wife, homesteader, gardener, teacher, jewelry designer, crafter, and general creative Aquarian spirit.  I live in the the high desert of New Mexico with my growing family on a tiny, overflowing piece of earth.  With my many interests and endeavors I decided to create this blog, Seeds & Stones –A Life Homegrown, as a place to share ideas, tips, inspirations and the sweetness of life in hopes of sharing little light with the world.  I hope you enjoy my musings and look forward to hearing from you.

Many Thanks and Enjoy!!

10 thoughts on “About

  1. Dear Erin,
    Congratulations! I have awarded you the One Lovely Blog Award. You have a wonderful blog!
    If you would like to accept, the Rules for Award participation are as follows:
    1. Link back to the blogger who nominated you.
    2. Paste the award image on your blog, anywhere.
    3. Tell them 7 facts about yourself.
    4. Nominate 9 other blogs you like for this award
    5. Contact the bloggers that you have chosen to let them know that they have been nominated
    Check out my site to see the post with the official nomination, meliovore.wordpress.com and you can find the graphic there as well.
    All the best,

    • Hey Janice -Thanks so much for you nomination for the One Lovely Blog Award. I am new to most things blog and i wonder if there is a place I can learn more about this award. I so appreciate you reading my blog and sharing it with the world. I too enjoy your lovely blog. Thanks again!-Erin of Seeds & Stones.

      • Hi Erin. It’s my pleasure! I was curious to learn more as well and had done some googling to try to find more about it – I wound up reading some other people’s ‘acceptance posts’ and seeing some alternative logos. It is a peer to peer thing and contains an aspect of collective marketing too, if you’d want to call it that. One blogger suggested it had a sinister aspect (coercive like a chain letter) but I feel it’s perfectly fine to step away from it if it feels burdensome at all. Personally, I enjoyed recommending the group of blogs because I usually discover very wonderful new ones because they are read by people I like to read.

        Thanks for your kind words about meliovore and for your great posts on a wonderful subject.

  2. Hello! I found your blog and am impressed by your high desert gardens! We moved to the area last year, and everything I plant seems to shrivel up in the wind or burn up in the sun!! I have a couple of questions. What are your favorite fruit tree varieties? How many gallons of water storage are you set up for? Thanks!!

    • Hi Nicole- Welcome to the area, and my blog. High Desert gardening can be super tricky, which is why I made a whole blog about those tricks:) As for Fruit trees, we love any thing from Tooleys trees in Truchas. Gordon Tooley is an amazing orchardist and only sells varities that will do well in Northern New Mexico. I will be planning an orchard this fall and will write a blog about that process… But to name a few we love our cherry trees, especially this year they have done amazingly!! We have a pie Cherry – North Star and a sweet Cherry. As far as water, we haven about 2,000 gallons and I would like about 2,000 more but we have a small place and cant really fit more tanks. I would say collect as much rain water as you possibly can, it will not go to waste! Good luck and stay in touch. Thanks for your questions, I always find them inspiring.

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