At Home With Nature

All posts by Kristina Hicks-Hamblin

Kristina is a Building Biology Environmental Consultant and Certified Permaculture Designer.

Edible Weeds: Dandelion

The first seeds in our spring garden are just barely starting to come up, and with less frequent access to the supermarket, I’ve been missing fresh greens. I was thrilled…

Prompts: Finding Perspective

Welcome back to your weekly lockdown prompt! If you didn’t see my answer to last week’s question, it’s right here. As previously mentioned, since many people are confined to their…

Prompts: Know Your Neighbors

Hi there! I hope everyone reading this is staying healthy, or recovering. I was sick for a month myself and am just regaining my normal rhythm, routine, and (mostly) energy.…

Garden to Campsite

Last year we went on a short road trip to Montana. We made sure to take some of our garden produce with us to use as we stopped over at…

A Natural Resolution

In her book the Nature Fix, author Florence Williams says that the Finnish recommend being in nature for 5 hours a month to reap health benefits. That seems like a…

Homesteading – Sheepy Poos

When my husband introduced me to his two icelandic sheep, I asked what their names were. He looked slightly embarrassed and told me he hadn’t named them. Strangely, two names instantly came…