Growing for Multiple Seasons: Saving Money and Plastic 1
All-in-One mats do a great job blocking weeds and saving water. For me, they pay for themselves the first time I don’t have to weed, but for the sake of the environment the payback is murky. Is the time savings worth the environmental cost? Is the plastic worth the expense?
Beginning a Vegetable Garden 0
“Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien.” (The perfect is the enemy of the good) - Voltaire
The best way, in my opinion, to begin anything is to dive in and begin. Ignore convention, ignore experts, get dirty, and make mistakes. In the realm of beginning a vegetable garden, here, at least, is one way to do it. I discovered it when a good friend asked me the easiest way to get started planting. I replied as an expert...and was kindly ignored.