On the podcast this week we review different approaches to backyard vegetable gardening with “Gardenerd” Christy Wilhelmi of Gardenerd.com. Christy is also the author of Gardening for Geeks and has a podcast, The Gardenerds Tip of the Week. During the show we discuss: Biodynamics Biointensive/French Intensive Alan Chadwick’s Garden at UC Santa Cruz John Jeavons […]
I did a little experiment earlier this month and left our new CritterCam on for a period of five days, pointed at our backyard shed, to see what animals are visiting. The motion sensitive camera picked up seven visits from a possum, six birds, four skunk visitations, two rats, one raccoon and two house cats. […]
We’re honored to have an essay in a new book, Stoicism Today: Selected Writings. From Stoic ethics to emotions, from Stoic mayors and mindfulness to practical philosophy, parenting, psychotherapy and prisons, from Star Trek and Socrates to Stoic lawyers, literature and living in general, this book brings together a wide-ranging collection of reflections on living the […]
Phoebe, our heart-challenged kitty, is still doing really well, against all odds. I almost don’t want to say anything to jinx it. She’s glossy and sturdy and full of beans. Today we celebrate with a picture of her.
The Mysterious Geometry of Swordsmanship, Gorgeously Illustrated: http://tinyurl.com/lypzaon Live wind map: http://hint.fm/wind/ Clam Aspic Salad – A Vintage Recipe Re-Run http://www.midcenturymenu.com/2014/09/clam-aspic-salad-a-vintage-recipe-re-run/ … When Wildlife Gardens Look Like Gardens | Garden Rant http://gardenrant.com/2014/09/when-wildlife-gardens-look-like-gardens.html … Middle Eastern Roots of Spice Trade: The Origins of Culinary Imperialism and Globalization http://garynabhan.com/i/archives/2613 The fear of bees http://www.honeybeesuite.com/the-fear-of-bees/ … Is fall fertilization a good […]