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I write about a variety of subjects, because in my worldview everything is connected. My focuses are low input, low-cost gardening and farming; ecosystem restoration; and the principles and theories that support ecologically-minded systems thinking. I first started blogging out of a frustration with gardening advice encountered on social media that is unnecessarily complicated, dogmatic, and expensive. I hope you enjoy my attempt to present alternatives. Perhaps you have similar interests, or maybe you'll just enjoy my writing style and quirky sense of humor.
I regularly throw in some politics because, as I mentioned, everything is connected. I try to publish once a week, but make no promises especially during spring. Expect lots of photos during growing season. I live, garden, and write in the Appalachian foothills of southeast Ohio.
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