Monthly Archives: March 2009

Amazon.com: Get Your Crochet On! Fly Tops and Funky Flavas: Afya Ibomu: Books

  How adorable is this  top on the cover?  And the book has several gorgeous tops (and a cute turtleneck shrug).  So now all I have to do is teach myself to crochet!  I’ve ordered several books from the library, … Continue reading

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Inside Urban Green: Simple Sub-irrigation Grow Box

This idea is sooooo cool!  We bought some 18-gallon storage tubs at Target for $5 each, then 2 18-gallon trugs –hadnles make movein them mcuh easier — at Home Depot for $6 each (just to see which turns out better).  Costco … Continue reading

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Transplant Day

So today I transplanted all seeds that germinated.  Tomatoes, the lemon cucumber, 2 types of lettuces, and kale.  Watered with fish fertilizer.   They should be pretty nice-sized by May 15th (which is when my friend Mira told me was the … Continue reading

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New Batch of Seeds Started

I was hoping to start some cantaloupe seeds, but discovered that they should only be started in areas with short growing season 1 week before last frost (mid-April for Camano), then transplant oustside 2 weks after the frost date.    … Continue reading

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Our new seeds arrived today…YIPPEEEEE!

Our new seeds arrived today…YIPPEEEEE!

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Search Engines (#15)

Actually, I don’t like using Google because I find the conceit of the developers insufferable, and I hate that they offer stock — how can you possibly own stock in a company that doesn’t have a product?  It’s stupid.   I … Continue reading

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Podcasting (#14)

Personal Interest:   Okay, I was one of the silly ones who thought that you needed an ipod to listen to podcasts.  I am thankful that I’ve been set straight, and I love Podcast Alley.  It’s great that you can serach … Continue reading

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