Apr 22, 2015

How to Propagate Fuchsias (and Overwinter Them)

Recently I had one of those “could have had a V8 moments.” I realized I could keep my fuchsia plants alive over the winter, and propagate fuchsias from cuttings to grow more in the spring.  Although winter may cause the plants to go a bit dormant and lose the beautiful profusion of flowers, they’ll come back in the spring! It … Continue reading

All You Need is Less Book

Apr 25, 2014

All You Need is Less–Simple Steps to Green

Recently I was invited to participate in a blog tour and review of Madeleine Somerville’s new book, All You Need is Less.  I  am pretty familiar with the minimalist movement (and related publications) so I’ll admit that I had some preconceived notions .   From Annie Leonard’s Story of Stuff, which advises us to use less stuff, with a systems theory, … Continue reading