Archive for the ‘Gardening’ Category

My Potato Project; The Importance of “Organic”

A child’s experiment turns into a lesson on the toxins in our food supply.


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My green school dream – John Hardy

Jewelry designer John Hardy co-founded the extraordinary Green School in Bali, where kids get a holistic and green education.


How To Turn Your Lawn Into an Edible Landscape

It’s time for America to transform its green lawns to “green” landscapes. Watch this video and find out how.


How to make a seed bomb

Q: “What is a seed bomb?”
A: “A seed bomb is an anonymous vigilante act of organic kindness or an act of random gardening graffiti, depending on your point of view.”

It’s like volunteer guerrilla gardening for those hard to reach public spaces.

Click here to see how to make a seed bomb and how to deliver them.

Clay, Compost (or worm castings), wildflower seed mix native to your area.

How to Make a Seed Bomb
1) mix 5 parts powder clay, 1 part compost (or 5 part worm castings), 1 part seeds in a mixing container.
2) add just enough water to make a nice muddy clay consistency
3) roll up the mixture into little balls
4) let dry in a cool dry place
5) throw them in empty fields.

Have fun. Invite your friends. Make your city greener.
Say goodbye to urban wastelands.


Ornamental grasses

I attended an interesting workshop last night on ornamental grasses.

My appreciation for grasses has been expanded 10 fold.

I have a no maintenance yard. I let it grow wild because its the desert. Why waste water trying to make it something its not.

There are people at the workshop who dream of doing such a thing.

They call it a Prairie Garden.

True, their dream of a Prarie Garden has more intention and human intervention than my yard does but still…

So I can now hold my head high and say my yard is a Prairie Garden and I know the name of one of the grasses that grows wild in my yard.

The rest of the world is catching up to my intuition, yeah.