August252014
mauricesmall:

moniquill:

iknowuthink:

Expanded Consciousness

Growing food instead of lawns is good, but can we PLEASE stop with the condescending bullshit that implies that people who choose to grow lawns must only being doing it for shallow ‘sheepish’ reasons?
Maybe instead of snidely saying ‘trying to impress your neighbors?’ give people instructions on how to work with and/or fight their home owner’s association, how to appeal to a landlord, how to address local ordinances, and how to grow stealth food crops as ornamental plants in areas where food gardening is banned. Seriously, they will come bulldoze your shit and then bill you for it.
We need more posts instructing people how to guerrilla garden and found community gardens, and fewer posts saying ‘You only have a lawn because you’re shallow and vain and stupid!’


There is always a lawn alternative. Always!

mauricesmall:

moniquill:

iknowuthink:

Growing food instead of lawns is good, but can we PLEASE stop with the condescending bullshit that implies that people who choose to grow lawns must only being doing it for shallow ‘sheepish’ reasons?

Maybe instead of snidely saying ‘trying to impress your neighbors?’ give people instructions on how to work with and/or fight their home owner’s association, how to appeal to a landlord, how to address local ordinances, and how to grow stealth food crops as ornamental plants in areas where food gardening is banned. Seriously, they will come bulldoze your shit and then bill you for it.

We need more posts instructing people how to guerrilla garden and found community gardens, and fewer posts saying ‘You only have a lawn because you’re shallow and vain and stupid!’

There is always a lawn alternative. Always!

10AM

Tiny farm plans

Oh hey, so, we had a talk yesterday. I think we might go bigger here. Like, full-time job bigger. We need to raise money for the infrastructure though.

We could do a 1/2 acre annual food plot up front and then plant mostly perennial foods in the current beds and food forest. When we get the goat pasture finally fenced and get them a bigger shed (because they deserve it dammit!) we will get meat and angora (!) goats as well. Also, 2 more bee hives. We would need to build a barn with cold storage room too. Ugh, that isn’t cheap.

This means we would have veggies, fruits (eventually), meat, eggs, honey and fiber for sale along with soap and balms. Still won’t do milk for sale. Just too much regulation. Meat is actually easier since there’s a usda approved facility in the next town.

We could do this. We have the space. We have the desire. We have the passion. We just need to organize.

9AM

marroquinruben:

Nice Day weaving at the beach with lots of good friends stopping by and a lot of folks coming by to check out our work.

I want a loom. I would really like to learn to weave.

(via hqcreations)

7AM
snarkyfern:

Tesla Coil.

Are you breathing voltage!? Careful lady!

snarkyfern:

Tesla Coil.

Are you breathing voltage!? Careful lady!

eep! 

7AM

sosuperawesome:

Cosmonauts by Stasia Burrington on Tumblr

Shop

(Source: sosuperawesome, via hyggehaven)

August242014
7PM
reneeknits:

😂 #darthvader #knitting #starwars

reneeknits:

😂 #darthvader #knitting #starwars

(via dauntingwalnut)

August232014

Thanks. I feel better.

6PM
Brought back from Minnesota. Animal tracks playing cards! One more pack for my collection. Who’s up for some games?

Brought back from Minnesota. Animal tracks playing cards! One more pack for my collection. Who’s up for some games?

5PM
off-width:

hoodvale:

This post always slaps me in the face

Wow, no kidding.

off-width:

hoodvale:

This post always slaps me in the face

Wow, no kidding.

(Source: stresscomic, via hyggehaven)

3PM

You know when you make someone feel horrible unintentionally, and then they make you feel horrible for it, and then your day is just fucked because your head hurts from crying and you’re all tired and emotionally drained? And maybe it’s raining really hard so it’s like the sky is saying don’t even think about garden therapy unless you are stupid and want to get sick? No? Oh..

8AM

awrrex:

gnarly:

the older I get, the more I understand squidwards anger

You either die Spongebob, or live long enough to see yourself become Squidward.

michaellogangardner I think they are talking to you.

(via dauntingwalnut)

August222014
1PM
myalmosthomestead:

My neighbour grew cucumbers, and I grew a bunch of dill, so we made pickles! About 16 litre jars and a couple pints.

Haven’t gotten too many cukes yet. Those look yummy. I luv pickles!

myalmosthomestead:

My neighbour grew cucumbers, and I grew a bunch of dill, so we made pickles! About 16 litre jars and a couple pints.

Haven’t gotten too many cukes yet. Those look yummy. I luv pickles!

11AM
More cooking for the winter. Diced tomatoes.

More cooking for the winter. Diced tomatoes.