water conservation

Commercial interest

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Normally, I’d say Super Bowl ads are supposed to be one of two things: Hilarious (as when Rex almost gets that Budweiser) or mind-blowing…

Double barrel

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“Your weekend sounds like my nightmare.” That’s what my friend Casie said once, when I was laying out my plans for a few easy…

Berry fairy

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While I was watering the vegetables last week, a mysterious car slowly pulled up in front of the house and parked. After a few…

The FOG days of summer

The FOG days of summer

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As a general rule, for health and environmental reasons, the only meat I consume is the freestyle-swimming variety. But a couple of times a…

watersmART

watersmART

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It’s been a wild and wonderful couple of days on the wee homestead, and we have much goodlifery to report. The nonprofit where I…

(Under)cover crops

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Thanks to farmer, friend, and blog reader Vic for sending us a link to this Mother Jones story on cover crops. Here’s just a…

Pavement (not the band)

Pavement (not the band)

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In his last post, hubby mentioned the permeable pavers under our carport, and I’d like to talk a little more about them. Driveways, sidewalks,…