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small space and indoor gardening

    I am so thankful to have backyard space to tend a garden. When I moved to my tiny yellow bungalow, the size of the bungalow didn’t even faze me, because I was too excited to have a backyard after years of living in apartments. Having a backyard really was the catalyst that started[…]

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plastic free living: round 2

Last week, I mentioned reading Plastic Purge  by Michael SanClements. His book really delved into the history of plastics and gave some great advice for reducing plastics in our daily life. This week, I’ve been reading Slow Death by Rubber Duck, written by Rick Smith & Bruce Lourie. I am only half way through the book but[…]

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the urban farmer

I’m rather proud of my tiny backyard garden. It’s been an experiment the past two years, learning what grows best in the Texas soil and I’m still a novice gardener. However, I can’t describe how exciting it is when your seeds start to sprout or when you see the beginnings of a baby tomato. What’s[…]