No space is too small to enjoy the pleasure of homegrown somethings sometimes.

Month: April, 2017

Old friends, new start

new beginningsAfter yet another week of winter, I hope that spring is finally back for good.

In fact, each year I worry whether my plants will make it through the cold weeks of winter, some of which were particularly hard this year with temperatures way below 0 degrees Celsius. Read the rest of this entry »


Earth Day thoughts

earthdayI have already been marching for science today, so at least a little blog post on Earth Day is warranted. It goes without saying that we have just this one earth and that it needs our protection and care. The fact that it rewards us with everything we need, that it is in fact our basis of life should make it even easier to take steps.

The picture above was taken during our holiday in Greece and this picturesque ensemble of plants is such a good example of how little (in terms of space, soil and even water) it needs to sustain life and beauty. So let’s grow further.

Greek butterfly

butterfly_Greece_2We came to Greece for our Easter holidays and are lucky enough to have a hotel room with a balcony. Read the rest of this entry »

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