The Forest at the Edge of My Yard (or, whatever you’re asked to sacrifice will eventually be no sacrifice at all)

My past forests have been pathetic. In 2015 when we lived in Utah,  I wanted a real forest  even though we lived in a desert. I was in the middle of writing this series and it seemed wrong that I didn’t have a real Forest at the Edge of my yard. So we created one that summer … Continue reading The Forest at the Edge of My Yard (or, whatever you’re asked to sacrifice will eventually be no sacrifice at all)

Xeriscaping the Forest at the Edge of my Yard (a green and healthy obsession)

My neighbor stopped in front of my yard where we were moving rocks and mulch, and asked, "So where will the hotpots go? And the mud volcanoes?" I scratched my chin. "Haven't figured that one out yet. But for Halloween I think I'll put some dry ice and hot water out here." My husband stared … Continue reading Xeriscaping the Forest at the Edge of my Yard (a green and healthy obsession)