Category Archives: Plants & Gardening

The Art of growing and cultivating plants: vegetables, flowers, fruits and ornamental plants. Focusing on eco friendly and sustainable techniques: guerrilla gardening, vertical gardens, edible yards, garden art, and more.

Observatory

Even a window has two points of view–one looking out, the other looking in. One belongs to me, the other belongs to you.

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Rita’s Periwinkle

My neighbor left flowers for me. I put them in a pot next to the door. They’re better than a welcome mat.

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Grow Your Own.

Volver and Wild Greens My dream was that of growing food on my terrace and always having something available to eat. I now realize that, under my present circumstances, my possibilities are limited—limited but not impossible. The easiest food source … Continue reading

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“Como La Cigarra”

Volver our cat wakes me up meowing every morning wanting to go outside. And when I get back into bed, the roosters start crowing. When I finally decide to get up knowing I’ll never get back to sleep again, the … Continue reading

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Sunset Orange

This morning my first thought was about yesterday’s sunset and that dramatic variegated orange strip that traced the horizon afterwards. One shade looked familiar but I couldn’t say why until this morning when I was watering the plants. The shade … Continue reading

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