Cloches: A Spring Break For Plants

Cloches, the bell-shaped plant coverings made from glass or plastic, can be used indoors too to speed up the growth of all your plants — your new garden vegetable seedlings and flowers that you will bring out soon and your older house plants whose cuttings you might take or want to encourage to grow. April is aContinue reading “Cloches: A Spring Break For Plants”

March Equinox In 2019

Enter a marvy new season. Spring is here. At last. Happy Equinox. May positive surprises make you smile all season long. May good ideas come into your mind so you can manifest them. And, may your circle be supportive and fun and like family. I have said it before, I will say it again: thisContinue reading “March Equinox In 2019”

Growing Food By the Moon

Useful insight for growers and for star gazers who want to live in harmony with the seasons: The first full moon in May — full moon in Scorpio / Vesak — is the start of a vigorous growth season. (If you are higher up in the North, the frost is gone after that full moonContinue reading “Growing Food By the Moon”

The Urban Homestead In Pasadena

“I decided to take a stand against the ills of society, tackling all aspects of our life. After food came energy, then transportation, water and waste, the whole walk. … If we stop being negative and try to do the right thing, we can do something positive. We must say to ourselves that we canContinue reading “The Urban Homestead In Pasadena”

Edible Back Yard

#local #organic #urbanfarming #foodabundance #edible #smallspace A beautiful example of what you can do with a small patch of land. The Dervaes family in LA raise 90% of their food on their 1/10 acre backyard and sell the excess to local restaurants. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCmTJkZy0rM&fbclid=IwAR3jNR5r76Hu9E6J2mIHBXhZ67i-z2XcXnUyHMHpveaDg8HkS6VE4wmUpGo

Plantcatching

A Montreal-based network for gardeners in every locale who want to participate, share their surplus, swap plants, connect, exchange.. You can be the first one in your area to sign up and draw more growers and people with a green thumb in your area to this network. https://plantcatching.com/en https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EdL0eBtsII#plantcatching