Planting the seeds of greatness (and also tomatoes)

Planting the seeds of greatness (and also tomatoes)

Right now, I’m looking at the wilted, brown leaves of my dying container garden and ruing the white-hot Atlanta sun. I’m pretty sure we spent $30 on supplies that produced four very small tomatoes and one hideous cucumber. But the joy on my kid’s...
Mommy, where do organics come from?

Mommy, where do organics come from?

This here city mama is lucky that my children have grandparents in the country who grow tomatoes and kale and sweet peas and wild strawberries, so that they can learn that no, vegetables do not come from aisle 3. I’ve always thought that learning about food,...
Random acts of gardening

Random acts of gardening

When I get old and have nothing to lose, I plan to become a world-famous graffiti artist. My goals? To beautify the world and subvert The Man. Until then, I can satisfy my lust for guerrilla aesthetic do-gooding with seed bombs by visualingual on Etsy.We’re not...
Tickle-Me Phyto

Tickle-Me Phyto

As a child of the eighties, I was privy to the debut of many fads that should never have been, including parachute pants, bolo ties, and those cheesy Chia pets. If only the last one had died out along with the first two. If you want a cool plant to cultivate at home...

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