Apparently posting a video of gardening on the 4th of July during my neighborhood celebrations was a violation of TikToks Community Guidelines. I can explain… So, I was out on the 4th of July celebrating liberty and independence and like a good citizen I was planting native non-invasive wildflowers…like you
I was talking with one of my neighbors, who worked as a librarian till COVID 19 shut the libraries. The City assigned him to be a residential shift manager at a quarantine hotel for at risk homeless people. We talked about all the skills he was developing at this new job that he been thrown into after undergoing some quick online trainings.
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I just took a class this summer called Introduction to Environmental Horticulture which was taught by Malcolm Hillan and it was so engaging, interesting and fun. The course consisted of lecture time, hands-on learning in the department’s gardens and greenhouses, and included some field trips too.
In this day and age of social media and being so busy it makes our heads spin, it’s nice to see that certain hobbies, which were once a thing of the past, are finally making a comeback. As a society, we are stressed out beyond belief. Taking the time to
Pretty, lush, green spaces can be hard to come by in New York City, so we might as well try to maintain the ones that we’ve got. Besides environmental interests, us urban-dwellers might suffer from something that I like to call “feudalism withdrawals,” in which we experience intense desires to
Forget humans– love a tree this Valentine’s Day! Unlike your slowly decaying relationship with your significant other, trees grow stronger over time, and provide tons of beauty and happiness in your life. As part of the MillionTreesNYC project, you can now “adopt” a tree in New York City. What does
Spring Fling! The weather-guessers (that’s what my old roommate calls meteorologists) all shared characteristically incorrect predictions of snow this weekend. What a crock. Despite this ridiculously cold weather, springtime is right around the corner. The days are getting longer, songbirds are starting to give each other lascivious looks, and the blooming
I started out on BrokeAssStuart.com as the crunchy, garden-loving, East Bay correspondent and it’s about time I got back to my roots. Pun! If you remember, I told you last year how to set up a garden for FREE (Part I & II). Now I’m coming at you with some new gardening opportunities. Mills