Found my new garden sign…

via deforest: Katharine Hepburn photographed by John… – Bookoisseur. If something like this sign doesn’t work to get rid of my human garden pests, I quit. Or maybe we need to do something to improve reading comprehension . If only I could execute the classiness of Katherine Hepburn while standing next to this sign.

Garden Update: Urban Pest Control Solutions

I live next door to a bar. It has it’s issues. I happened to be awake because I was watching The Wolf of Wall Street ( which turns out is the longest movie ever demonstrating why drugs are bad.)  My husband saw someone running down the driveway ,past the window,into the backyard. He peeked out…

Starting Our New Garden

    There’s a reason I’m not a “lifestyle blogger”. I just like to show things the way they really are and sometimes it ain’t too purty. We had a 3 day summer weather streak here in Upstate NY recently and I took the opportunity to get the “new” garden space revamped. To summarize my…

Ron Finley and guerrilla gardening in a food desert

When I wrote about why poor people can’t just grow their own food, Ron Finley came to mind as an example of people helping people to overcome these barriers I talked about. Ron Finley is a guerrilla gardener who is tuning the South Central LA food desert into a place where bountiful harvest is possible. He…

Why “Grow Your Own Food!” Might Not Be So Easy For Poor People -Part 2

After publishing my last post about obstacles to gardening when you’re poor, I realized there were maybe one or two points I missed…but then I read my emails and discovered there was more than just one or two things I neglected to mention!  Thank you everyone who shared their individual experiences and gave feedback. More…