After further lurking it looks like #introductions are in order so hi, I'm Aylen. I do organic #gardening and #herbalism, w focus on growing native + adapted food + medicine plants. I'm also interested in #decolonization, #anarchism, #humanrights, #FOSS, #sustainability and love #dogs. Hoping to decrease reliance on centralized social media for my garden logs and read+share cool #solarpunk skills+ideas. Nice to meet everyone, I recognize some of my tumblr friends :)
This year I was not fooled by the single warm week in February and will be starting the seeds and posting the planting list sometime next week... fool me once, polar vortex. Although on the plus side since the leftist bookstore people flaked out on me last time, I found an even more local seed and plant swap stand where I can drop off a ton of free seedlings for neighbors wanting to grow their own food
well we went absolutely insane overplanting for our overwinter garden so hopefully we get a decent amount of greens and root vegetables this time! grasshoppers and snails are our nemesis. #gardening
Need to take more #gardening photos but in the meantime here are some out of control herbs... And the poor brave Rue soldiers, guarding the house from any witch curses that might be hurled at us (this is what grandmas tell me), and also being demolished so we might have swallowtails.
Some new leaves on our blackberry starts for my #gardening update today So far so good on the not-getting-crunched-by-dogs front.
so far in #solarpunkactionweek I've made a bunch of stuffed butternut squash for the squad and saved the seeds for the garden, I got handmade soaps and haircare stuff from indigenous women herbalists instead of buying from a corporation, and shared my hoard of medicinal teas and tinctures with new friends who needed them... haven't done much of my plans so far but hoping to get some more collective actions done this weekend.
hermit gardener here from solarpunk tumblr. one day I will figure out how to use this site.
Sunbeam City is a anticapitalist, antifascist solarpunk instance that is run collectively.