Oi (that means hello in Portuguese) everyone. I am very happy to be back on blogging and the reason things have been crazy around here is that my vacation time was quite long and on top of that, Matthew and I are finally moving to a bigger place (and bigger garden). I wanted to share with you guys a little bit of my trip to Brazil, my home country. The last time I was there was two years ago and I've missed it very much, especially because the days had been so cold in NY.
This week my friend Tayla Nakita came over to visit and we were talking gardens and planning one for her family in South Africa, when she asked me to teach her how to start seeds.
Gardening with friends? Oh yes, I am in! Look at us pre-gardening glamour. The pos-gardening pictures were lost unfortunately. We had soil on our faces lol Since my seed packages had already arrived last week and the time is perfect to start some early spring leafy crops, we got right to it. After
I am a firm advocate of organic gardening practices. Specially when you are growing plants that you will eat or use some part of it; it's important that you only use products that carry the USDA certified organic seal to threat and fertilize your plants. If it's all natural even better! In science an organic material is composed by Carbon compounds. In gardening the term gets a little more loose. The "official" meaning of Organics, commercially speaking, means that no synthe