Smart and Refreshing Read: Grocery Gardening

Smart and Refreshing Read: Grocery Gardening

Smart and Refreshing Read: Grocery Gardening. This might be the smartest gardening/cooking book I have ever read. Yes, I know that is a bold statement... But first, a disclaimer... I don't know the smart ladies that wrote this book. Yes, I do follow their witty comments on Twitter and check out their blogs. I didn't receive a free copy of the book obliging me to say nice things, I actually went on two different lunchtime bookstore runs searching for it (Barnes and Noble!) Read More »

Swedish Community Gardens #1

Swedish Community Gardens #1

We've been back many times since and there are a few things we do every time. One is a visit Skansen which is an outdoor museum meant to capture pre-industrial Sweden. Imagine Colonial Williamsburg on steroids and speaking with an accent and that's it. There's a lot of stuff to see but my favorite attraction, if you can call it that, are two tiny garden houses called "kolonilotter" - translation "colony of lots" or, more simply, allotments. Read More »

Water Wednesday #2

Water Wednesday #2

Now I understand why one is supposed to save the best for last. I think I might have blown it sharing the unbeatable Fountain of the Moors on the first of 21 posts! However, I have a few more fountain tricks up my sleeve so hang in there for some surprises along the way... Read More »

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