Skip to content

Planting Seeds of Abundance

March 10, 2011

The sun is beaming brightly at the Williams Street Farmhouse, melting the winter blues and teasing us with the promise of spring.  I can feel my energy gathering, ready to rise like the sap in a tree and burst into new growth.  The Alaska Botanical Garden’s Annual Spring Conference is this Saturday, and marks the official start of the gardening season.  Are you ready?  Do you have your garden plans drawn up and your seeds organized?

This year we have been extra busy because we want to grow as much of our own food as possible for the Alaska Food Challenge.  A big aim of the challenge is to reduce our environmental impact, and I would have to say that food from our own back yard (or front yard) wins high marks in that category.  It’s also cheaper, more convenient, and fresher than anything we could buy. Read More…


Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: