Category Archives: Garden

Eating with the Seasons

Finding Local Food in San Francisco My book club just finished Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver, one of my favorite authors. The book is about her family’s journey into local foods – either grown by them or grown in … Continue reading

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So, what is permaculture anyway?

I took an urban gardening class today through the Solar Living Institute based on permaculture concepts. It was very interesting and inspiring. After a day of information intake, I’m usually overwhelmed, but today I’m not. I’m excited about all that … Continue reading

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A year in the Garden

Mark and I moved to Precita Avenue a year ago. In the last year, ten months actually because I didn’t get out in to the garden until June, I’ve spent many happy hours digging in the back yard and turning … Continue reading

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The Garden Experiment

I’m attempting to start seedlings. So far, more have died than appear viable. If it doesn’t work, I figure it’s a worthy experiment. As insurance, I’m stocking my garden with seedlings from the half off area of the garden store. … Continue reading

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The Great Easter Slug Massacre

I had a lovely weekend. I made two loaves of sourdough bread (with a bread machine), one pumpkin pie, a roasted chicken, matzoh ball soup, and many s’mores…made with Peeps roasted over an open fire. On Saturday, to celebrate the … Continue reading

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