I Love Bindweed

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In the world of permaculture, this weed has a worthy job to do. I love bindweed. (Or morning glory, if that’s what you prefer to call it, or Convolvulus, if you’re a proper geek.) No, seriously, I do. Admitting this to any companion in the garden elicits suspicious glances; I cannot be serious, right? The […]

Garden Like a Boss: A Mod Solution to a Modern Dilemma

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I invite you to consider the following irony: Agri­cul­ture is the foundation of civilization. By cultivating plants and animals, we developed the means to grow our tribes into villages, villages into towns, and towns into cities. Historically, most of these settlements originated near the best farmland (duh). Rich soils and reliable water all but guaranteed […]

Garden Like a Boss

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We live in a desert. (Well, technically, we live in a steppe). It’s easy to forget that sometimes, especially when we live in a city lush with trees, lawns and golf courses. It’s even easier to forget in spring, the season filled with green possibilities, although this spring has been remarkably dry. Reality check time: […]

 
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