Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Well, Hello There!

One of eight tiny garlic bulbs under the withered post-harvested sprouts. The utter glee which overtook me when i saw this little guy took me quite by surprise! Is it so cute, or what? I've fallen very deeply in love with my medicinal herb plants. So far, all that was needed to get to this point has been a sprouted garlic bulb from Whole Foods, a planter, encouragement, a kitchen windowsill, soil, water, "conversations", sunlight, harvested sprouts, and a little apprehension (see pic of the week)..... And now....GLEE!

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Paper Towel Saga Continues...

I ventured away from Whole Foods grocery shopping to attempt to save gasoline and went to a local supermarket that carries a limited selection of organic and green products and found these towels! I have made a switch to buying 100% recycled paper towels, but i feel i could still do better. Made from bamboo and corn viscose, i thought i'd try these as an alternative to the paper towels. They are wonderful. I used and reused them, and they have retained their integrity. I have yet to toss them into the laundry. The best part is that they are biodegradable ! I can toss them into my future compost bin :-) I will see how long my first two towels, shown above, will last; i will keep you posted. I took the liberty of looking up whether viscose was safe. I will try to find a Litrax paper towel alternative as from my preliminary research it looks like the processing used for Litrax bamboo linens seems to be 100% natural .

Friday, November 26, 2010

My Dream "Scape"s

Well well well...let's catch up, shall we?

Garlic is NOT doing well. in fact...check out pic of the week. yeah. that's a wrap.

I'm hopeful, however!

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Down for the Count Today

Why is it that every Thanksgiving I fall ill? High time i tried that Fire Cider recipe i've meaning to make.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Movin' and a Shakin'

Not bad for a photo taken by my phone! I emailed it to myself and then downloaded it. Alright!
The kids helped me take some sage, chive, and oregano cuttings from the yard. I'm going to try and grow these indoors. Will keep you all posted.
....mmmm...how interesting...I love the process of getting back to basics, yet i'm a technology geek at heart. Can the two co-exist? We shall see.