Saturday, May 16, 2009

They're not weeds

they're carbon offsets


destined for the municipal composting programme (Vancouver rocks)


and (hopefully) soon to be replaced by something more useful


Next job: pull an even bigger pile of weeds from the front garden...

5 comments:

  1. That really is cool! Wish we even had curbside recycling.

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  2. Yeah, the right government initiatives really make it easier for individuals to take the right action

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  3. Neat! I wish we had something like that here. No herbs?

    Rainee

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  4. I've never had much luck growing herbs from seed. I already have mint, tarragon and chive plants growing, and on a separate trip to the garden centre yesterday I got a couple of basil plants and some rosemary to replace the one that died over the winter. I was hoping they'd have more, but they seemed to have sold most of their herb stocks! That's what a sunny long weekend will do for ya! I'll try and get some cilantro, oregano and dill next time I'm there.

    I got some baby tomato plants too - the only one I've ever successfully grown from seed was one that grew from the compost I spread on my peas, rather than one I'd planted on purpose! I do tend to end up with a lot of over-ripe, uneaten tomatoes in the fridge, so it's nice to know they don't go to waste when I put them in the compost heap!

    My sister-in-law calls such plants "volunteers", which I think is awesome.

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