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Back to Writing, or, Building a Simple Cold Frame

I’ve been pleasantly at loose ends, waiting for writing to grab me and demand that I return. I’ve been on Spring Break for two weeks, which is usually a very productive writing time, but instead it has been a productive other things time- hiking, traveling, working in the yard- but in a funny way I could feel the urge to write returning, getting ready to emerge. 778 more words

Mom and I got a bunch of plants on sale 4 pony packs for $5.00

I’m starting to get excited about the garden and adding these veggies at such a low cost will help get a good start filling in the raised beds.  558 more words


25 April 2014

Lest We Forget


Organic gardening designed to be sustainable. Click here

The joy of “lazy” gardening. Click here

The importance of organic matter to soil. 44 more words

Organic Farming

Black thumb hoping to turn a new leaf

This week was an exciting week for me! I got invited to join a group of people from my church who are planning and working with our community on a new project. 201 more words

'Round the Garden

Lets stay with greens and growing things, and wander ’round the tropical gardens at Brief and Lunuganga – so different, so beautiful, so redolent of Sri Lanka’s post-colonial past, yet drawn so much from the European heritage of the Bawa brothers, their creators.


Dozens of Problem Solvers

California Spring Trials (which I will always call Pack Trials…) has been described as “the auto show of horticulture” because it is at its core a showcase of the newest innovations in plant breeding and development. 492 more words

Ragged, split, and stained
my fingernails tell my truth:
the sun was out today
so I played in the dirt.

I clipped and I weeded, 148 more words