Composting in the desert

Anyone who gardens or simply cooks a lot of vegetables quickly finds out - you must have a compost pile! Vegetable waste translates into useful fertilizer and soil very quickly if you compost, so it is a huge waste NOT to create some composting system - not to mention the cost of buying bags of [...]

Sheepy poos

When my husband introduced me to his two icelandic sheep, I asked what their names were. He looked slightly embarrassed and told me he hadn't named them. Strangely, two names instantly came to me, and I asked if I could use them. He kindly acquiesced. So let me introduce you to two of the biggest contributors to [...]

New life in macro

If you're a gardener but have never planted from seed before, you really must try it. Every year when I plant seeds there's always some doubt: they might not come up. And yes, sometimes for various reasons some seeds don't come up. But most of them do. Suddenly, on their own schedule, they come up, sprouting [...]