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Noticing What’s Around Us

Report From PIA – July 31

As I help people with their landscapes, one of the problems that comes up repeatedly is their dreadful watering practices. No, I’m not going to mince words: the way most people water is insufficient but wasteful, and bad for plants.

In this area it’s not uncommon to have automatic […]

Doing Everything Wrong

Report From PIA – May 30

There is an old gardener’s saying that goes, “You prune when the shears are sharp.” In other words, when you get around to it. I thought of this on Friday when I was at our community garden plot. As I aimed the hose at the potatoes, I called to […]