gardening
If I had to choose just one taste that is terribly, frightfully, properly as English as keeping calm and carrying on, it would be mint.
in

Sep 16, 2014 at 6:00pm | 32 comments

hair removal
I know that I manicure my yard for others, but I don’t know why I can’t stop myself from removing my body hair.
xofood
It was because of my daughter and her six-year-old sense of belonging that I succumbed to this cultural pressure to cultivate. I agreed to begin with the one thing she’d been begging for: courgettes, or zucchini as we used to say in America.
in

Sep 4, 2014 at 5:00pm | 38 comments

gardening
Gardening really comes down to two things. Know your plants, and know where they’ll grow.
in

Jul 24, 2014 at 6:00pm | 28 comments

gardening
As long as you pay attention, keep the soil wet and the lights on, you’ll be harvesting greens for weeks to come.
in

Jul 17, 2014 at 5:00pm | 13 comments

makers kit
Like my mother before me, I have never been able to keep a plant happy or healthy.
gardening
urban gardening
not killing and or killing plants
Between the mold, and the wilting, and the cats' insistence that they are all dinner -- the poor guys never stood a chance.
gardening
Being a gardener is no excuse for ooky hands!
in

Apr 6, 2012 at 6:05pm | 23 comments

container gardening
You don’t have to have a green thumb or lots of cash to share awesome plants with your neighbors.
farming
Fort Bragg is in pretty dire straits, a lot like me, and I hope both of us can pull through. I know neither of us is going to do it without a community, because it’s impossible to survive on your own.
container gardening
There's this tendency in America, particularly within DIY circles, to romanticize farming. Let me make it clear: Farming ain't all that bucolic, y'all.
food politics
In tonight's very special episode, Lesley grows something she hadn't planned on planting: humility.
gardening
How I made rosewater -- in just three tries.
in

Jun 14, 2011 at 1:02pm | 0 comments