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Establishing a Garden Bed.

Today being Sunday, I decided to cook myself a home grown  breakfast.  Scrambled eggs made from just collected eggs and freshly harvested herbs, placed on a slice of my own bread with a side of homemade relish. 314 more words

Organic Gardening

Green Alternatives For Autumn Yard Work

September already! It seems as though we were just peeling off our parkas for the warm summer sun and now we’re digging through our closets searching for those hoodies, jeans and other fall clothes we were so eager to get rid of back in the spring. 386 more words

Putting the Garden To Bed For Winter

On Monday I mentioned that I do the majority of my garden clean-up in the spring because it was better for the garden. This may have struck some of you as a controversial statement. 476 more words

Sustainable Living

Harvest Time!

This is a bittersweet time of the year. No longer do we get the enjoyment of watching the garden grow but we do get to enjoy the delicious fruits (and veg) of our labor. 85 more words

Sustainable Gardening

Menaces: Squirrels and Creepy Crawlies

Insects and small animals may be a menace to the gardener but often these guys help get that pollen around. They are essential to the eco-system. 73 more words

Sustainable Gardening

art meets Lauren's gardens

On my recent trip to visit family in Colorado, I was able to make a long awaited trip to see the Denver Botanic Gardens. I have, for several years, wanted to see, among other things,  the handiwork of Lauren Springer, one of the horticultural artists who have put their personal touches on some of the Garden’s many themed venues.  384 more words

Opportunity grows at Urban Roots

Youth development, sustainable agriculture and food accessibility create the perfect trifecta with Urban Roots. Executive Director, Max Elliot, showed Amanda around the property and talked to her about the work they do at the East Austin farm. 72 more words