Gardening / Living

Poppy day

It’s almost Remembrance Day, and I’m slightly annoyed. Excuse me while I grab my soapbox. The Halloween sugar rush hadn’t even gotten up to full steam before I started seeing Christmas show up in the decor and on the shelves around town. What’s up with that? Remembrance Day has become the forgotten holiday, the little … Continue reading


Composting notes

Here’s the notes from the mini composting class I did last night for the community. Not exactly like being there, especially because you missed dessert–dirt and worms!*   Foundational principles: 1. Invest time and energy into feeding your soil, and it will feed your plants better than you or a synthetic fertilizer can. 2. Composting … Continue reading