Tag Archives: Container gardening

It’s time to grow your own.

Day 12 Yesterday was a beautiful day because the sun was shining. Since the lockdown, smog is practically non-existent and the air feels good. One thing you have to know about Italians is that they are addicted to sunshine. It’s … Continue reading

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Pruning…once again

We are busy trimming our bougainvillea so that its energy will move forward and, with time, wrap itself around our terrace. I have created a little window so that I can watch as my neighbor’s apricot tree makes its fruit that … Continue reading

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Rocket Man

Several years ago, I posted about Vigilant Things and the use of everyday objects, by the Yoruba of Nigeria, to create talismans. These talismans are known as aale and they are meant to warn someone with bad intentions to stay … Continue reading

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Happy

«The mind can deliberately change the way it sees things» – Colin Wilson – This summer I made many Muy Marcottage dresses.  Well, actually  many were  “almost done” but just needed to be finished.  So, surrounded by plants, I spent many … Continue reading

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Towards self-sustainable everything

Building with Tires, Cans and Bottles: A Michael Reynold’s design and built home. The construction methods are not new; this type of construction is closely related to indigenous building methods that have been used for centuries.  However, an architect and … Continue reading

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