The Netherlands has become the world’s second largest food exporter, while reducing water usage by 90% and nearly eradicating the use of pesticides pic.twitter.com/THSsC8OTcI
— Vala Afshar (@ValaAfshar) March 11, 2018
Dutch comfort, in English, traditionally meant “at least things aren’t worse”. There are certainly worse futures than the one where thrift, tidiness, and proper attention let us grow more food with fewer resources…
Here north of Boston, our first clump of daffodils, next to the south-facing heat-leaking front basement window, blossomed just in time to get buried under 18 inches of fresh snow last Tuesday. But much of that latest snow has since melted — and the daffodils remain defiant, though slightly battered.
What’s going on in your garden / planning, this week?