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composting for rookies

After leaving my parents’ home and going off to college, I have lived mostly in apartment buildings. However, these past two years I’ve had the opportunity to live in a teeny tiny yellow bungalow (hence the blog name…) with a backyard for Polly. This is Polly: I’ve really loved having a backyard, because it has[…]

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green tomato chutney recipe

This week I decided to put my garden to bed for the winter. The bounty has been plentiful, but it’s time to let the soil rest and start making plans for next year! While cleaning out the beds, I had heaps of green tomatoes leftover. I asked for recommendations from my Instagram fam for green[…]

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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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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[…]