Peas, Magnolia blooms, and pests – what do they have in common?

In the May/June 2015 issue of Urban Farm (UF) magazine, there is an article about phenology.  When I saw the cover and the title of the article “Use Phenology When Planting Your Peppers” ( written by Les Wilke), I was confused.  Because, well, I really was confused.  I was confusing phenology, the study of naturally […]

Spring clean up on an urban lot

Now that Winter seems to be a thing of the recent past, there’s so much happening and needing done in our tiny plot!   It’s such a welcome change for me.  Our last frost day isn’t until the end of May, so it’s still too soon to do to much planting.  There are a few […]

Pizza, customer service, and billions of personalities.

It’s a thin line between love and hate  – The Persuaders, 1971. There has been a lot of hubbub in the news lately about Indiana and it’s new Religious Freedom Law.  Basically, the major difference between Indiana’s law and similar laws in 19 other states, is the wording.  Most of the states have Religious Freedom […]