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Sunday Snapshot: The Air Plants are Blooming!

Sunday Snapshot: The Air Plants are Blooming! | Red-Handled Scissors

It may be gloomy outside, but inside the air plants are blooming!

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Starting the Fire Escape Garden

Starting the Fire Escape Garden | Red-Handled Scissors

Today was a perfect sunny day, and I couldn’t think of anything I’d rather do than start setting up this year’s fire escape garden. (Read: PLAY IN THE DIRT AND MAKE A MESS!!) Using the brilliant baseball card page seed starter idea that I mentioned in last week’s Friday Internet Crushes, I started some basil, …

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Sunday Snapshot: Spring Seed Shopping

Sunday Snapshot: Spring Seed Shopping | Red-Handled Scissors

Spring in Brooklyn! In celebration of the BEAUTIFUL weather in Brooklyn today (79 degrees and sunny), Jeremy and I headed out to buy the seeds and supplies needed to get our fire escape garden going for the summer. What I’m most excited about: cherry tomatoes, hot pepper plants, and the strawberry growing kit. I’m not …

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Friday Internet Crushes: Love Your Mother (Earth)

Friday Internet Crushes: Love Your Mother (Earth) | Red-Handled Scissors

Urbio Urban Vertical Garden Photo care of http://myurbio.com/ Since my very first trip to Germany in college, where each room in the dorm where we stayed was fitted with a modular bathroom with modern fixtures that all snapped together seamlessly (and could be cleaned by spraying the whole thing with the movable shower head), I’ve …

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