August 4th, 2013

Found: Terrarium Kit from Artemisia

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Can you believe someone put a terrarium kit from Artemisia to the curb?!

And that I walked by it on the right time on the right day to bring it home? Actually, I can believe that I found it, given my track record.

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June 29th, 2013

Project Found: Home-Grown Goodness of Late Spring Bounty

3/30.  In 2013, once a week, I highlight what I have found and that which has found me.
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Project Found this week is fresh from the garden! The weather has just recently morphed into the hot-hot (at least for Portland) dryness which dominates July and August in the last day and a half. Greens and herbs have bolted and gone to seed, and today we picked the last few stragglers in the strawberry patch.

Before I move on to the next planting phase of my gardens, I need to say thanks and goodbye to the produce we have had thus far. Is this what it is like when your kids go off to Kindergarten? Sad and sappy and exciting all at the same time, with the nagging, unreal feeling of time moving too quickly?

Radishes. Peas. And lots and lots of strawberries. Just a few of the delicious fruits and veggies that have come our way so far this season. Some are from our garden, some are from the farmers market, and all were divine.

What good things are in season where you are?

June 19th, 2013

Project Found: Containment

2/30.  In 2013, once a week, I highlight what I have found and that which has found me.
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This week’s Project Found is all about containers. Containment sounds undesirable, like restriction or confinement. But containment is essential for life to grow and flourish, as it creates the boundaries for creativity to thrive. Like a hands holding a draft of water, a bowl holding warm food, the earth holing roots in place, sometimes the roots hold the earth in place. Read the rest of this entry »