Prior to last year, the only remarkable aspects of my gardening were the diversity of flowers I killed and the speed with which I killed them. Out of a desire to go green, I attempted a vegetable and herb garden last year despite this less-than-stellar track record. Somehow, it worked.
There are times when Charlotte feels like a city, and times when Charlotte feels like a small, close-knit community. No better example exists of the latter than the Tailgate Farmer’s Market in South End.
My environmentalism has its limits, and Ed Begley Jr. would have to tear books out of my cold dead hands before I’d ever buy a Kindle. I’m an old school reader, a book nerd. So to atone for my book-buying ways, I’m seeking ways to reduce the amount of paper that feeds my reading habit. Here are some of my favorite ways to reduce-reuse-recycle books.