Summer Wish List: All Season Solar Cooker

I’m not feeling so confident about the garden right now, hence my absence. I’m planning to share a few things I’ve learned and start a full court press for fall planting. It’s been pretty hot, so progress is slow. Being stuck in doors means I’m planning like crazy and finding new things. Today, I wanted to […]

Curbside Recycling in Farmers Branch

Do you have curbside recycling in your city? Farmers Branch is one of two cities in the DFW area that do not provide this service. It was available in the 80’s and was deemed an unsuccessful program. The recycling program is to take your recycling items to a dumpster at a nearby park. For the past year, there has […]

War on Grass Vol 4

I wanted to give an updated on the grass garden. Bermuda grass has taken over a few garden beds. Hopefully, by now, you’ve caught on that I don’t use pesticides, and I want to avoid tilling the soil as much as possible. I’m tweaking my technique on the bed from the video as there are two more beds […]

War on Grass Vol 3

I think I’m on to something, but I have no idea what day it is in the forest garden. My war on grass is evolving, though. My first try was a bust and a lot of work. My second try works, but it’s not a long term solution. The tarp is totally effective to yellow and maybe kill […]