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Planting Thoughts of Spring

In this picture, I imagine that days like these will soon enough return. They will be warm, green, nourishing. In them too, I claim a living room, a living space for “tending,” for emptying out and filling myself up again with deep, deep breaths. 42 more words

Organic Gardens

Designing a Garden the Permaculture Way

My Dad is a very skilled gardener and I’ve grown up with plants and growing as second nature. So the concept of doing a permaculture design of my postage stamp of a back garden here in Bristol seemed a little silly and counter intuitive.  1,161 more words


Small Bites, Big Change _Riverdale Garden Project

Empowering Riverdale’s Food Security was Green Venture’s latest project to integrate education, health, recreation and the environment.
Funded by the Community Foundation, this project included a series of nine cooking classes delivered over six weeks that paired local food, agriculture and gardening themed recipes and activities. 447 more words

Green Gardening

Making a home for frogs

When I emptied out our tomato grow-bags recently, I was amazed to find a total of 3 frogs and two toads hiding in one of them! 176 more words

Green Parenting

Garden shredders: How to buy the best garden shredder

Choosing a garden shredder

A garden shredder, also known as a chipper, is a garden power tool that transforms huge piles of shrub or hedge prunings into smaller volumes of wood chips. 572 more words

Going Green

Gardening as therapy

Awareness of gardening  is something I inherited from my maternal Grandparents.    Urban Gardening for them in the 1930’s was a matter of putting extra food on the table for their young family. 958 more words

Civic Pride