Stardust

Writings from my little corner of modern domesticity.

Category Archives: Garden

Spring Thievery

I just stole plants. Well, not really stole…more like reclaimed. You see, last year, when I had a community garden plot, I planted some herbs which tend to be perennials. I was thinking about them while walking back from putting the laundry in, and I decided to go see if they had survived our unusually …

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A Gardener Lost

Spring is making a blitz of a comeback here in Michigan, and I love it. The sunshine does nothing for my homework productivity or willingness to go to class, but that’s another story… It’s time for airing out the apartment- throwing open the windows and letting the breeze have its way with the dust and …

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Flowers in the Kitchen

*sigh* I’ve been wanting to have flowers in this place since we moved in. The ones on the houseplants (when my African violets cooperate) and dried roses don’t count. I mean fresh-cut flowers. I don’t know what it is, but to me, there’s something very well-loved and finished about a room with fresh flowers in …

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Travels

Hello again! Thursday and Friday this week I was out traveling with some of my good fellows from my job at the MSU Horticulture Demonstration Gardens, and it was quite the trip. A whirlwind 2-day tour of four gardens in the Chicago area, including the fantastic Chicago Botanic Gardens and Morton Arboretum. I took 750 …

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Green n’ Growing

One of my favorite things about this summer has been that I have been given the opportunity to garden again. So tonight, I give you my baby tomatoes: Precious, aren’t they?

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