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"At the End of Holderness Street" (A 10-Month Update on the Spot Formerly Known as the Ashview... by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I returned to the former location of the Ashview Community Garden on the Atlanta BeltLine's Westside Trail yesterday for my every-other-month photo shoot (see The At ... Read on »
One Citizen's Journey to Residential Solar in the Sun-Soaked State of Georgia by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This is my family's roof when it was being reshingled six years ago. It was a big eye-opener for lots of reasons. At the end of the day, however (or three days, if I r ... Read on »
Water-Wise Front Lawns by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Drought has a way of kicking up the conversation regarding Xeriscaping (which means to landscape an area in a way that requires little to no irrigation).  The pa ... Read on »
Guess Which Organization's Sign Is Hidden by a Tree? by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living So I'm riding bikes with my friend John Brown the other day when we come upon this building with that mini-bamboo stuff I've seen at the Southface Eco-Office and the ... Read on »
My Summer Art Project by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living No, I'm not painting public street murals this summer. But I am going to do targeted research about Best Practices in municipal street art policies and ordinances ar ... Read on »
This Week Was Brought to You by the Letters L, V, S, H, and Y by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living See ABCs on the Atlanta BeltLine . It's coming along! eclectic food-for-thought for a changing world Read on »
A Brave(s) Prediction from a Bike Rider Who Lives in the 'Burbs by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living My friend John Brown took these pictures of me this week when we road bikes (easily) to Turner Field, the current home of the Atlanta Braves, south of downtown ... Read on »
List of Bee-Safe, Neonicotinoid-Free, Flowering Plants from Home Depot and Lowes by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living These Neonicotinoid-Free Flowering Plants from  Home Depot and Lowes Are Safe for Bees The li ... Read on »
Raid the Nontoxic Aisle Instead to Get Rid of Indoor Ants by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living So we pretty much don't use any nontoxic chemicals inside (or outside) our house. We don't have any monthly pesticide service or spray anything stronger usually than ... Read on »
It's Officially Hammock Season! by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I met these guys while bike riding with my friend today. I asked them, "What's the story?" There has to be a story, right? Well, the guy in front told me he just m ... Read on »
This Year's Rube Goldberg Crop Machine by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I just built this year's Rube Goldberg Crop Machine  (pictured above). Here are the structures (in action) from the previous two years. eclectic food-for-thou ... Read on »
Why Independent Voices Matter, on Earth Day and Always by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Earth Day gives us a chance to rethink our commitment to our individual and collective global impact. And so I've been thinking about where I'm at today, many years af ... Read on »
Industrial Brownfield Is Now Pretty Darn Green by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I was asked to be a volunteer photojournalist for the Atlanta BeltLine's Eastside Trail meadow by Christina Gibson, Trees Atlanta's Prairie Restoration Coordinato ... Read on »
"Meet Me at the Rhino" by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living "Meet me at the rhino" has become the Atlanta corollary of "Meet me at the clock" at NYC's Grand Central Station, at least for my friend, John Brown, and me. ... Read on »
The Last Hurrah of the Brassicas by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The turnips and kale are almost done and are blossoming in brilliant glory all over the little piece of land I steward. I'll cut them off at the base and lay their g ... Read on »
April in Atlanta by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living No trip to Paris this year for me, so this Mona will have to do . . .  eclectic food-for-thought for a changing world Read on »
(Yet More) Art of Bike Riding by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living See more Art of Bike Riding here eclectic food-for-thought for a changing world Read on »
Today Was Brought to You by the Letter J by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living See ABCs Aboard a Bike Seat eclectic food-for-thought for a changing world Read on »
Something's Bothering Me about Belty by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Truth? Something's bothering me about Belty. I'm still trying to figure it out, so this post is perhaps premature since I don't have answers yet, but, then aga ... Read on »
What's the Buzz, Tell Me What's a' Happenin' by Pattie B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living So I went back to Whole Foods yesterday to examine the flowering plants a little more. I hadn't noticed the "unrated vendor" label last time and found out abou ... Read on »