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Meeting S. Smith - Earth Day Every Day Part Three

I couldn’t have had a more perfect day.  It all started with an amaryllis bloom opening and an email.  S. Smith had arrived in Houston and was looking to hang out before her first Half Price Books signing tomorrow. 205 more words


Growing Season

Sometimes I need
only to stand
wherever I am
to be blessed.

~Mary Oliver

As February gives way to March, I start thinking about seeds. Which leads to thinking about soil, planting the seeds, tending the plants, and the resulting harvest.

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Thank you, Kitchen Gardeners International, Seed Savers Exchange and the Lamb family!

Our garden beds runneth over with possibility!

Kitchen Gardeners International recently awarded Belvedere with a Sow It Forward grant that included $55 worth of organic, non-genetically modified seeds from  239 more words

Seed saving is the way to a sustainable future

Test plots for some of the rice varieties

Debal Deb, a scientist, ecologist and farmer who is building a seed bank in India’s Odisha state, has helped to preserve 920 varieties of indigenous rice using traditional methods. 47 more words


March 2 and nothing much new

I promised myself that I would get in the habit of posting, so that when the growing season finally shows up, I won’t neglect the blog. 243 more words