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West Seattle Urban Hike

Spring is in full bloom in Seattle. Last Friday, I went on a 10 km urban walk with Rick, Don, Jack, and Annie-the-terrier.  We met at Don and Simone’s where we lingered as we admired their garden and their urban chickens. 57 more words


everything is blooming

We’ve put in lot of hard work with the garden since we moved, and this spring we’re really starting to see the results. The picture above is the first of our fruit trees to blossom this year. 328 more words


datz53 reblogged this on 750 metres and commented:

From the La Petite Maison blog, Caroline has an excellent review of our garden this spring.

Another Ficus Salicaria

This is a Ficus Salicaria which I got at last year’s Multi-Club Auction. I think the Central Florida Bonsai Society, Brevard Bonsai Society and a third (?) Club hosted. 1,812 more words

Jet lag, what jetlag?

I thought it was going to be horrendous. It isn’t at all!

We left Barbados on Monday afternoon. Night one on the plane to London. 426 more words


Why Permaculture Is Actually A Natural Progression In Gardening And Nature

Permaculture guilds are an extension of a frequent gardening technique referred to as companion planting.

Companion planting is employed in home gardening to improve the yield a specific region produces within a season. 451 more words

Benefits of Aquaponics

Hey everyone,

I realized that I haven’t really given a good idea of why aquaponics is preferable to other gardening methods. There are plenty of reasons, everything from the lack of weeds, to the reduced water needs, to other secondary benefits. 361 more words