This week has been hot and (it’s already) dry. Again, I’m worried about drought, and my plants, and the long term sustainability of people and planet. My cycle of the seasons seems to include worrying about drought, learning about drought, and teaching about drought. Here’s my new favorite animation video that explains the classifications of drought and […]

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י׳ בסיון ה׳תשפ״א (May 21, 2021)

The festival of Shavuot (which starts this Sunday) is known as Z’man Matan Toratenu – “The time of the giving of our Torah.” Also a celebration of the wheat harvest, it has become primarily a commemoration of the revelation of the Torah at Mount Sinai to Moses and the Israelites. It is noteworthy that that is a […]

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ח׳ בסיון ה׳תשפ״א (May 19, 2021)

Join us to celebrate the first fruits and harvests of Shavuot and connect with other local Jewish gardeners!  Sunday May 16th from 1:00-3:00pm at Temple Beth Israel in Waltham You’ll have the opportunity to ask for help from our garden experts, as well as peruse lots of seeds and select seedlings, and some perennials and […]

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כ״ב באייר ה׳תשפ״א (May 4, 2021)