• Composting: 5 Things We Learned The Hard Way

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    Howdy. Remember when we started composting last summer and didn't really know what we were doing? Well. I am probably more excited than I should be to announce that it worked! We think. We're pretty sure. Today I'll share five things we learned about composting the hard way. :) Click through to join me... (more…)

  • On Compost: Part 1

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    We’re making dirt outside our front door. (Kind of. It’s compost actually, but that doesn't make it any classier.) Just to get our feet wet, today I'm sharing the basics: what compost is, what it’s used for, and how to make it (in very, very simple terms.) (more…)

  • What not to do when growing basil

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    Red and I enjoyed a little fresh basil on our leftover spaghetti tonight (adding fresh herbs is a great way of sprucing up a ho-hum meal, by the way). I was excited because two weeks ago I thought my basil was a goner. I was pretty sure I wouldn't be harvesting any more this season. ...