May your new year be full of new discoveries, grand experiences and small triumphs. xox Andrea
Archives for December 2008
It’s snowing like mad right now (a rare treat here on the Wet Coast), which has nudged me, grudgingly, into thinking about the holidays (I know, I’m a little late to the party). I’m thinking, specifically, about crafting and decorating, and about the different ideas I’ve covered here over the years. Here’s a roundup of […]
Congratulations, Katie! You’re the the winner of Fungi and Pods. Enjoy.
It’s the last day to enter to win your choice of two prints by Renee Garner. You have ’til 12:00 midnight, PST, so enter now. A winner, chosen randomly, will be announced here tomorrow.
The Basics Names of gardeners: Owen and Cait Black (aka Aloe Designs Test Garden) URL: www.aloedesigns.com Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada Size: Roughly 15’W x 30’L Orientation: South Zone: 8b Years gardened: Renovated from June 2006 ongoing. Heavy Petal says: Ever wonder what garden designers do in their own gardens? Do they maintain an exquisitely dramatic […]
Saltspring Seeds is one of my favourite local sources for vegetable seeds, so when I heard about their Zero Mile Diet seed kit, I was immediately intrigued. What would go into a Zero Mile Diet seed kit? What would I want to grow if I were aiming to provide the bulk of my produce? I […]
You may know Renee Garner, AKA Wolfie and the Sneak, through her weekly column, Petals and Pedals, at Modish. You may have seen her art for sale on the interweb, or read about her here on Heavy Petal. Or maybe you’ve been in Lila’s nursery and noticed the prints hanging on her wall (in that […]