Don’t Weed, Cultivate.

Weed season begins, and today I hope to inspire you to a life without weeding. It’s time for you to relegate the hard work, on your knees, ripping out great hunks of weed kind of weeding to the past. It’s joyless. It ruins your soil, your back and the crops that struggle to grow through […]

Spray Free Solutions for Weeds

  The very best way to weed is smothering, also called mulching. It’s an oldie, but a goodie. No straining or digging required, it’s as easy as an armload of whatever mulch I have lying around dumped thickly a top the weeds. Feeds the hungry microbes as well – two birds, one stone. Put cardboard […]

Winning the war on weeds

November is the weedy season. The combination of warming soils and spring rain make it so. I know it’s a soul destroying job with the same repetitive, recurring vibe housework has. But (unlike housework) weeding is really important. Weeds will nick off with the fertility and moisture you’ve so carefully crafted to feed and nourish […]