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gardening

  • sprouted easter eggs.

    Last week, a happy little experiment to prove that sometimes a fussy DIY doesn’t take so much fussing after all. Full instructions for these sprouted easter eggs over on Gardenista. Now, excuse me while I…

    April 17, 2014 3 Comments
  • wilderness gardening.

    For your viewing pleasure, my sister Laura’s wilderness garden. Part magic-maker, part badass gardening guru, I’m bursting with all sorts of big sister pride over this one. Head over to Gardenista to read Laura’s…

    August 29, 2013 10 Comments
  • adventures in urban gardening.

    Okay, I did ask for permission. But taking over my building’s gardens still feels just a little bit like going rogue. They don’t belong to me, after all.  I’ve been fussing with these two…

    June 11, 2013 11 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #63: Create a common space, even a tiny one. As the weather gets warmer, coming back to our tiny apartment has a way of making me feel just a little bit hemmed in.…

    May 8, 2013 15 Comments
  • paperwhites, bottled.

    I’ve been growing these bulbs since mid-December and teasing you with bits and bobs of them ever since. Finally, they’ve blossomed and I’ve compiled a quick and dirty (though not so very dirty) tutorial…

    January 17, 2013 14 Comments
  • flower escape.

    on friday, my sister and i ducked out of work early to meet at the greenmarket in union square. we  picked and chose and carried bags full of plants back to cait’s apartment. and…

    April 2, 2012 11 Comments
  • on paperwhites.

    there are some things worth jolting out of bed for. january sunlight streaming through newly blossomed paperwhites is one of them.  ps. if you have a hankering to see more of these miniature beauties,…

    January 20, 2011 14 Comments
  • new beginnings.

    hello, friends. i’ve missed you! we’re back, happy to be home again and nesting. i’ve been finding places for the new goodies we’ve picked up along our holiday travels and preparing the apartment for…

    January 4, 2011 12 Comments
  • a few introductions

    my sister and brother-in-law have left the city for a few weeks’ vacation in oregon. they’ve left me with a few charges who i thought you might like to meet.in no particular order, here…

    June 30, 2010 12 Comments