This morning, I went to a wildflower sowing, for want of a better title of the event. This was a good example of how to encourage and plant wildflowers, why it’s important to properly research and audit the area before planting, and why ‘seed bombing’ can be at best superficial and pointless, and at worst, ecologically damaging. Continue reading “Ban the (Seed) Bomb!”
There’s been a bit of discussion recently about Christmas trees. It’s the season for it. But this year, the debates have been around sustainability, and whether it’s better to get a real tree, which you’re cutting down and chucking away, or an artificial tree, that’s (probably) made from plastic derived from fossil fuels.
When put on the spot with the ‘what kind of tree do you have’ question, I described what I did. They suggested I put it on the blog. So here it is.