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Posted on 13 October 2010 by urbangardencasual.com

Taking Urban Garden Casual to the Country

michael-nolanBy Michael Nolan

After Reg & I finished work on our upcoming urban gardening book “I Garden – Urban Style,” I had a lot of thinking to do.

Though I have spent decades living, loving and teaching the urban gardening lifestyle there was something I’d longed for since childhood that I wouldn’t be able to find in city life.

At the end of May I packed up and moved from Atlanta to a small 10 acre rural homestead in Alabama where I have been slowly but surely building my dream of a sustainable organic homestead farm ever since.

At first I thought this move might mean the end of my contributions to UGC but I’ve been here a long time and after spending the better part of a year working with Reggie on the book (that every one of you needs, by the way) I just couldn’t bring myself to say goodbye.

With that in mind, I plan to introduce a new angle here at Urban Garden Casual Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 15 April 2008 by urbangardencasual.com

Urban Garden Casual Introduces Michael Nolan

Michael Nolan, UrbanGardenCasual.comI’m the oddball cousin you never want to introduce your friends to, but I promise not to talk bad about you behind your back.

Any good southerner knows to wait until you’ve left the room first! My posts here at UGC will be all over the board, much like my own life.

When life gave me lemons, I sprinkled in some fresh rosemary, grabbed my peppermill and made a killer lemon pepper chicken.

In all seriousness, I have been gardening all of my life; the only thing that has changed over the years has been the venue. From huge plots on my grandparents’ farm in Alabama to a few containers on my terrace in New York City, I have always found a way to grow Read the rest of this entry »


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