Sometimes the most radical step you can take is a step backwards. ~unknown
AN URBAN PLOT or how to grow food and change the world one city lot at a time.
Chronicles one gardener's quest to produce organic food for her family, the adventures of a new way of thinking about lawns and yards, and an exploration of urban self-sufficiency and homesteading in the city.
I never had any other desire so strong, and so like to covetousness, as that one which I have had always, that I might be master at last of a small house and a large Garden. ~Abraham Cowley, The Garden, 1666
The destiny of countries depends on the way they feed themselves. ~Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, 19th century French gastronome-philosopher
To own a bit of ground, to scratch it with a hoe, to plant seeds and watch their renewal of life - this is the commonest delight of the race, the most satisfactory thing a man can do. ~Charles Dudley Warner, author, editor, publisher (1829 - 1900)
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. ~ Anne Frank
You can bury a lot of troubles digging in the dirt. ~Author Unknown
Gardening is about enjoying the smell of things growing in the soil, getting dirty without feeling guilty, and generally taking the time to soak up a little peace and serenity. ~Lindley Karstens