Seed Bombs

Seed bombing inspires those looking for a passive means of repopulating plants with a easy solution, or those who dabble in occasional Guerilla gardening. In truth, for true Guerilla gardeners ensuring that a plant grows to maturity against the challenges that face a young seed such as drought, rot, predators, mould, and competition from other […]

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Single-Use Plastic Sculptures

The war on single use plastics in North America has become even more contentious since China refused to accept exported waste from other countries last year (2018). While banning straws and shopping bags has been popularized through grassroots campaigns, the majority of my household plastic waste comes from neither of these sources. Rather, it is […]

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Seed Saving

Nurturing plants is one of the few things in life one can legitimately do-over. Watching a plant bloom, learning what its tolerances are, and spending its final living moments harvesting its seed pods with the anticipation of doing better next year is one of those perfect opportunities to repeat and improve one’s techniques. While being […]

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Latte, coco, oatmeal daydream

I spend a lot of time day-dreaming about projects I want to do, when I should probably just be doing them. That’s not to say that day-dreaming is bad, because without it I would never have come up with this  idea of a way to get your morning caffeine fix, and line your tummy with […]

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Flower Pressing on Recycled Card Stock

Last fall, as the first frosts of the winter arrived, I looked into one of our garden beds where Dan had planted out an excess of pansies. As the sunshine melted off the frozen dew from the few cold-tolerant plants remaining, I felt quite sad that these constant companions would soon meet their end, so […]

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