With spring soon to arrive, thoughts of gardening rear their green heads. Here’s a few links to fertilize those thoughts.
Nature’s Control. Good Bugs for Hire
Seed Savers Exchange is a non-profit company that preserves and sells an amazing variety of heirloom seeds. See also: Mother’s Sustainable Seeds Honor Roll and Amishland Heirloom Seeds. The essential book for the heirloom gardener is Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners.
Now, if only I can figure out how to plant a vegetable garden without the HOA throwing a fit. (These people, they’re insane, I swear to you.) This is the first place I’ve ever lived where I couldn’t do what I wanted with my own property, and it’s making me crazy. I mean, I own it, how can you tell me I can’t put whatever I want to put on it? They never seem to understand why I’m always humming “Deutschland über alles” under my breath whenever I have to deal with them.