Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Zen of Weeding

I love weeding. I know what you’re thinking.  I didn’t always feel that way.  Hang with me a few minutes; let me explain. Several years ago, while I was a Horticulture student, I worked as a summer intern at the … Continue reading

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Trees and Other Ancestors

Late yesterday afternoon a powerful band of wind and rain ripped through North Carolina and spawned dozens of tornadoes, including one that touched down in my city and caused significant damage in some areas.  There are reports of fatalities and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Wordless Wednesday

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Are you looking at me?

It’s been several weeks since I first introduced you to my girls – the five hens that have become my little friends, soil tillers, compost engineers and food producers.  Things have changed, the flock has grown, and we’re all learning … Continue reading

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