Tagged "organic gardens"


saturday m o r n i n g

This morning I went to a farmers market in San Mateo… I needed some goodies for the kitchen and wanted a dose of color first thing in the morning. I can’t think of a more fabulous way to start the weekend. I’m spending the rest of the day with a book (Julia Child memoir) and ...
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Zombie Plants

“That plant died.” “No. It didn’t. You fucking murdered it.” I love when someone tells me that a plant has died. Died. “It died”. Plants don’t just die. They don’t have depression, anxiety attacks or the overwhelming need for Zoloft. They are not melodramatic, write goodbye letters and commit suicides. I know it’s not good …
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fall equinox… talk dirty to me.

Today is the Fall Equinox (9/23/2011), an Equinox occurs twice a year when the Earth’s axis is tilted neither away nor towards the Sun. In garden terms...
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Sexuality in the Garden: Insects, Nature’s Pimps

Nowadays, sex is easy to come by. A meal bought, a bottle of wine consumed and hot botanist later, you’ll find yourself blissfully falling asleep and satiated. (You can go here, here or here.) But for most plant life, sex is a bit trickier. Imagine being firmly rooted, seeing a potential mate, feeling the urge …
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