Tagged "organic"


Notes from the garden on roses.

I try not to play favorites in the garden. April and May though… April and May makes for some easy obsession for the roses in my garden. Last year I found myself picking so many flowers that the garden looked bare by the time it was the first week in June. Which, as a snarky …
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Plants 365, week 26 + 27

Week 26 + 27! Read below about what my garden is all about the past couple weeks… New to this page or missed some of Plants 365 and want to catch up? I recommend starting from the beginning with week 1.   Hi! I’m Jenn – botanist, CEO, potty mouth. This is my “plant diary” …
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Plants 365, week 24

Feeling better… Loving the bits of sun and rain… Borage is in full bloom. Week 24 is here – read below and let me know how your week was in the garden. Missed some of Plants 365 and want to catch up? I recommend starting from the beginning with week 1.   Hi! I’m Jenn …
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Your garden + water – a must read!

With my years and years spent working in agriculture, horticulture and botany, and obsessively reading about the CA “drought” – this is one of the best articles from an industry insider that I have read so far.   Here’s a small blurb: “I was shocked to discover that residential water use is a mere 5%-8% …
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Evening Aphrodisiacs

Personally, I hold the belief that plants give us just about everything. Clean air, environments, housing, food, medicine, art, design, etc. Our most basic and complex needs are met by working with and cultivating plants. We gain health from eating vegetables. We cure ailments and disease by consuming herbs and roots. We craft beauty by …
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