I went back for my 25th college reunion this weekend, which reinforced my belief that college is wasted on the young — or, at least, that the young are wasted in college. Anyway, unlike Undergrad Me, Alumna Me actually attended a class inside a science building. The topic was vertical farming, an innovative practice of … Continue reading Growing Up: Vertical Garden Tour
I ordered a rain barrel for my Mother's Day gift, and last week I installed it in a corner of my yard where it has always been difficult to drag a garden hose. I pretty much can't shut up about how much I love my rain barrel, which makes it a snap to water beds … Continue reading Roll Out the Rain Barrels
It's that time of year again when I pony up $25 to renew my domesticated hen permit from Metro Nashville Public Health Department. Whenever that pale blue certificate arrives in the mail, I pause to think of the benefits our urban chicken coop has brought our family. I'm not just talking about fresh eggs, which … Continue reading Coop, There it Is!