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Gardening in my yard

Gardening is easy when you have a plot of land to do it. For years, I was stuck container gardening. It worked, but it wasn’t perfect. Last year I even went and bought a Garden Tower because I won a decent discount on one. I wanted to build a garden tower for much cheaper, but we had a neighbor who complained about how ugly it would have been. Anyway, container gardening just doesn’t produce the quality plants that good old-fashioned soil does. This year, I Continue reading →

Gentleman Herb Farmer

Freshman year of college, I decided to get a cactus. It was an impulse buy at the Saturday farmer’s market. As I carried it home, I started visualizing the little life form’s demise. I could barely take care of myself, how could I take care of a cactus? I named him Carl. The following year, I picked up an agave plant from the university’s plant sale. The agave never got a proper name because I couldn’t decide on one, not because I killed it too Continue reading →