Search This Blog
- amendements arugula autumn azaleas bees blogging BP cilantro cold frame compost composting conservation cooking coriander corn damping off dirt earth day edible weeds employment environmentalism escarole fall flowers food freelance garden gardening gourmet green greens haiku health herbs hope industrial agriculture inspiration local food mock orange native azalea nature oil spill onion open lotus garden organic organic food organic gardening oxalic acid peaches peppers perennial photography propagation quit your day job rights of nature rosemary roses sage salad salvia seedlings seeds seed starting soil sour clover spirituality spring stewardship sunset thai hot chili tomato tomatoes trees wellness wood sorrel
Tag Archives: food
Here’s what I picked yesterday in the garden while I was doing some maintenance weeding. No additional words necessary, really. Just check out that basket and read the shirt! 🙂 Happy gardening!
Ask an organic gardener or farmer what she grows, and there’s a good chance her answer will be “dirt.” Beautiful, sweet-smelling, dark chocolate-colored dirt filled with humus, rich with minerals, and teeming with millions of bugs, worms, and microogranisms. Repeat … Continue reading
You’ve seen what the cold frame in Open Lotus Garden looks like these days in my earlier posts, but I wanted to share with you what it looked like when we started it, because it’s quite a dramatic transformation! We … Continue reading
It has been a year since the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded, precipitating the worst oil spill this country has seen…ever. The disaster released an estimated (by the US government) 200 million gallons of crude oil into the beautiful, precious Gulf … Continue reading