Organic rather than transgenetic.
Labor instead of chemicals.
Diversity in place of monoculture.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
batten down the hatches
i noticed some damage to the landscaping fabric i am using to cover the mulch on campus during yesterday's visit and since there is a wind advisory on tap today ( sustained winds of 25-35 mph with gusts of up to 50...the sky this morning was dropping hints to a change in the weather as well ) i thought i should contain the damage before it got pummeled...so i put down another layer of landscaping fabric over the damage ( and used up the last of my fabric staples... always a surprise at how many i can run through ) and then put down some compost around the edges just so the wind wouldn't have anything to get under and lift...the plants won't complain about the extra organic matter in the spring so it's ( i hope ) a win/win...gardening is an all weather sport and there always seems to be something to do...it's scheduled to get a bit cooler here in the near future so things may slow down...but they never stop...more as it comes up.
an industrial worker and university student (everyone needs a hobby...my hobbies have evolved and, to keep things straight, i have left my formal student career behind for reasons that are too detailed to delve into here...continuing to be a student of life however and not adverse to learning...stasis is death ) sliding down the back side of middle age...a social loner with collectivist leanings...explain that.