Daily Archives: September 21, 2014


Is an urban garden in autumn worth the trouble? 09-21-2014: fight back edition

Want to start at the beginning? State of the Garden, 09-07-2014

It has been a sobering week on all levels, friends. Remember when last week, in what might have been a slight overdramatization of facts, I compared myself finding dead seedlings in our garden to Robert De Niro finding a horse’s head in his bed? So I told that story – sans the Godfather part – to some of my friends in an app-group we share. One of them, also exasperated with her square garden, asked me and a third friend how we keep up; how we fight back against the seemingly neverending shit storm of fungi and caterpillars and snails and lice and other dark mysterious evil we can’t control. (more…)