Did we kill the plants already?

The day after I posted about our container garden, our friend Maier warned us about using recycled water. Some "gray" water is safe for the garden, but not all. I found this Australian government website containing the following guidelines:‘Black water’ is water that has come in contact with toilet … [Read more...]

Our Israeli Container Garden

The second floor of our apartment has a large, sunny porch. At one point we had a thriving herb garden, which now contains only a geranium, some sad-looking rosemary, and a miniature citrus tree. I am gratified that the tree survived long enough for us to enjoy the single kumquat, since we couldn't … [Read more...]