Compost Is Sexy (Part Deux)

I spend a fair amount of time on Reddit.com, which is where you can peruse various subreddits (sites within the site) that are tailored to your interests. One of my favorites is /r/permaculture. Today, a user named dontjudgethename posted this link to the University...

Compost Is Sexy

Think about it. You take a pile of kitchen scraps and mix them with some dead leaves. You throw them on the ground, and millions of bacteria start going at it almost immediately. They reproduce in a mad frenzy of carnality. They don’t give a fig for morals. You...

Gangsta-ass Garlic

I grow a variety of garlic that I believe is called German Extra Hardy. If you’re a gardener anywhere in the northern temperate region, garlic is a fantastic thing to grow. It requires practically no maintenance, the deer don’t seem to like it, slugs...

The Inconsistent Gardener

February is the month when I begin to look once again with longing at the garden below the house and wonder what kind of horticultural nonsense I’m going to get up to this year. I seem to have a short memory. Every year I conveniently forget how fed up I became...