Soil Dwelling Community

Deep under their blanket of leaves and wood chips, the tiniest members of my community lie fast asleep. Their hard work is done for the season, and they are taking a well-deserved rest. They are seasonal workers, and they work hard in the spring, summer and fall, assisting me in my garden with dozens of gardening […]

Pesticides and Good Citizenship?

Recently, I picked up a local paper and was greeted by an editorial about lawns. The writer was in conflict about how lawn care fit in with the “green” movement. One particular idea presented in this piece of writing really caught my attention. Taking “care” of the lawn (by frequent use of polluting lawnmowers, weed-eaters, […]