Brazilian Spinach,
an Edible Ground Cover

by Ginnee Hancock
Small spinach plants with cardboard weed suppression.

4 years ago I was given a small Brazilian spinach plant purchased at the local feria. A nice gesture, but what do you do with just one small spinach plant?

I decided to plant my gift and propagated it. It is easy to grow from cuttings, I lay the stem sideways in good mulched soil, dug in just enough to cover the stem, and I have left the leaves on. Give it some...


Living Without Glass Windows

by Ginnee Hancock
Windows in the guest bedroom.

It was important for me to live with fresh air and cool breezes, no air-conditioning; I did not want to sweat until the day I died. Mission Accomplished. When asked what kind of windows I wanted. I said...