It’s been some time since I planted these seeds and it looks like only the spinach didn’t take. It all seems pretty small to me. The beets are doing well, and the snap peas too, the potatoes aren’t too great, but the lettuce is the real winner here. I’m going to wait it out another … More My cute little garden grows so well!
Its finally fall planting time in Phoenix so I went out in the garden today to sow all my seeds in the raised bed… I have a love/hate with this space. First, the soil is great and it has plenty of room to add compost every season. Weeds aren’t much of a problem and there’s … More Fall garden – Black widows and other desert gardening perils.
This isn’t really like me… I’m a rough and tumble, “real talk”-ing, skateboarding, harsh-desert-dwelling tomboy, I barely have a filter and and I put truth before worrying about someones hurt feelings. I’m not gentle, I’m not girly… No, I’m not very likely to be the type that likes flowers. But over time, somehow or another, … More Calendula: The What, Why, How & MORE How (Part 1)
I thought I’d share some photos of a work in progress. Ever since I moved back in September I’ve been full of vegetable garden ideas! Everything from natural ways to improve the soil to companion planting (did you know that carrots love tomatoes?) to permaculture techniques has been on my mind every day.
Makeup lines the “beauty” aisles of almost every grocery, drug and department store. Loads of chemicals, heavy metals and other scary ingredients fill bottles and tubes, compacts and canisters and sell for prices that might be just as bad for your health. Meanwhile companies try to trick us with words like “mineral” and “natural” when … More How To Make All Natural, Organic Face Powder In Your Kitchen.