This Old Thing? Sustainability in Consumerism

Recycling is not a new concept and doesn’t just apply to aluminum cans, plastic, cardboard and newspaper. Re-use of an item until it is worn out or for another purpose has been around since the dawn of man. It was a way of life for many until our capitalistic society decreed that things should be…

Monocultures. What Are They and Why You Should Give a Damn.

Monocultures. You have seen them before , whether its orange groves, strawberry fields, sugar cane, or even St. Augustine sod, the thoughts that come to mind are vast expanses of the same plant, usually for food production. Growing up in the Plant City area, I spent much of my youth running and playing in crops….

The Seven Bastards We Killed

Hurricane season is upon us and so is that glorious rainy weather that comes along with it. The plants are responding in wonderful fashion and a little light has been shed on an area of planning they we had originally underestimated and that is invasive species control. When we moved in, the growing season had…