Saturday's Home and Garden section in the Chron had some good gardening tidbits. Here are the highlights, for your nibbling pleasure.
Green thumb but few greenbacks: Marie Narlock with the skinny on the gift economy that's the secret behind budget-conscious gardens.
How to make your own organic fertilizer: If you grow your own veggies you'll be interested in Steve Solomon's thorough explanation of how to feed your garden with high quality compost. (There's nothing like a vegetable garden to help you internalize that life's a circle.)
San Franciscans score low on household safety survey: Check out yesterday's post on earthquake survival kits if you're ready to come out of the earthquake denial closet.