DIY

  • A room insulated with spray foam, via Creative Commons

    Tighten that House

    When considering how best to lessen their carbon footprint, most people try to take advantage of some low hanging fruit, like buying less beef or setting the thermostat a [...]
  • Photos: Maria Weyler

    MONARCH WAYSTATIONS

    All summer long I have been watching butterflies float from bloom to bloom treating my garden as a nectar smorgasbord. From the yellow Eastern tiger swallowtail to the iconic [...]

Intrepid Urban Farmer | No Tomato Left Behind

September 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

It is the time of year when I have a continually full basket of tomatoes on my kitchen floor. At any time, there are at least twenty-five tomatoes (and often double that amount) of every variety. For the past several years, I’ve had a lot of success with my tomato crops, in spite of battles with blights, bugs, wilts and other fun things. I fight the good fight. [...]