It’s mid-month, time for a new issue of my newsletter. The full version is archived on the site, but here are some items that are new
In the News
- Are we unintentionally doping our plants every time we water them? Check out this report about PharmaWater.
- Hey, who defines what’s a "sustainable plant," anyway? The nursery folks weigh in.
- Shearing roses works? Radical notion, and worth a look.
- How do the candidates compare on green issues?
- And check out the cool Sunflower Project.
On the Blogs (as it happens, mine)
- When Good People Use Roundup laments how hard it is to be strictly anything. It asks: In these particular situations, what else would work?
- My first ever (blush) soil test is the story of the test, the results, and the question: Can I still brag about my soil?
- Bloggers, if you write about sustainable-gardening-type issues, send me the link so I can include your post in my next newsletter.
What’s New on Sustainable-Gardening
- What Carries a Garden extols the virtues of the lowliest of all garden "tools" – containers for
- Footwear in the Garden covers what I really wear, and some different choices in footwear made (however inexplicably) by other gardeners.
My So-Called Second Career
- The coaching biz is HOT, thanks to a wave of publicity in the Associated Press, Christian Science Monitor, Newsweek and the Washington Post.
Maybe this doing-what-you-love thing could actually work.
shocked to report that I’m doing a bit of public speaking. It began
with talks to college writing students about "Writing and Publishing on
the Web" and has morphed into a full with-digital projection show given
at DC’s public libraries. Coming soon – taking it professional through
the DC Historical Society’s Writer Series. Gulp.
Wagon photo by Kristi Ann via Flickr.