Autostraddle’s giant survey last year showed that queers will make the most of even the tiniest outdoor patches they can get their green-fingered mitts on. It’s time we celebrated the wide open spaces of our rural and suburban queers too, imagining the possibilities for the expanses we inhabit today or dream about tomorrow.
Do you vacillate between extreme distance, and then merging/clinginess/overdoing it? Then watch out. Succulents like consistent LACK of attention.
Infinite scallions, infinite power!
“When I started out, people knew me as the ‘girl growing mushrooms in her caravan,’ which was perhaps not the most flattering anecdote to have attached to your name.”
This is a roadmap to the books, accessories, and tools that will make tree-hugging, plant-growing garden hippie gnomes like me very, very happy.
How to preserve that fresh goodness in your garden or on your windowsill to keep enjoying it all year long.
How to make homemade organic liquid fertilizer.
A gift guide for city mice who miss the country. Terrariums, adventure kits, stargazing stuff, and more!
If one of your plants dies on you, why not recycle it as a warning to others?
Money has a monopoly on the “surprise in the greet card” market. Shake things up a little bit and give a card that grows into a plant.
Can’t keep a plant alive to save your life? Try a cactus! Still too much commitment? Learn how to grow a fake one!
For those wintry days when you want to grow something other than fridge mold.
Maybe you met a cute girl at the vegan feminist potluck, and you’re hoping you two can go on a worm-compost shopping date followed by a discussion on our fossil fuel addiction over a nice kale salad. Maybe you want to give her a gift. We have suggestions for you!
Take everything you know — or don’t know — about gardening and put it in a bunch of neat containers all over the place!
For all those times you made a wish.
When life gives you tasty weeds, make mojitos! Or mojito-esque things, because rum isn’t always work appropriate.
Get ready to get sunny, crafty, and a little more adorable.
Sometimes it’s raining and sometimes you’re lazy and sometimes you just want your own garden to reassure you that your urban existence isn’t all bleak minimalism and IKEA furniture, you know?