Monthly Archives: March 2013

Aphids Attack!!!

Aphids Attack!!!

Aphids are bad. I have them, and I can tell already on my 2 week old plants that they are not good for them. …

 

Nature’s Hugelkulture

Nature’s Hugelkulture

Before I knew what hugelkulture was I took this picture in Lincoln’s Wilderness Park because it was so beautiful. As spring drags its feet …

 

Urbanite Treasure Trove

Urbanite Treasure Trove

One thing to do when observing your own property is to see what resources you have nearby. For instance, just down the hill from …

 

The fourth R

The fourth R

In school we are to learn Reading, Writing and ‘Rithmetic. In the environmental movement they talk about reduce, reuse, recycle. But both of these …

 

Nose Rags

Nose Rags

Last Christmas I gave my nieces of nephews gifts with homemade wrapping of hand printed cloth (read, I was bored, and found some white cloth, …

 

The best reason to plant brassicas

The best reason to plant brassicas

Okay, probably health should be at the top of my list. Kale, Cabbage, Broccoli, Cauliflower are all members of the brassica family. But truthfully …

 

In love but willing to settle

In love but willing to settle

With rebar that is. Last summer I went to Mahoney State Park for horseback riding. (Yes I live in a city, and yes I paid something …

 

Planning

Planning

I recently sat down to learn Google Sketchup. I decided that I need to get a real plan for where I’m planting all of …

 

Cranes

Cranes

Yesterday I went to see the cranes on a blustery grey day. It was amazing. Something about being outside and hearing the birds …

 

Homemade Decorations

Homemade Decorations

I bought this pear box at a thrift store. Added some brackets. Put in some books and old trinkets that were gifts. …