Bottletree Cafe

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go to link Today I have closed up the Shop, loaded up my brother in laws truck and drove to Birmingham for the Rummage Sale! Being held at the bottletree cafe.  Also in the building are our friends reeves&fagan, designs by eeema, ally clark, and echolyic designs. The only thing better than selling cool stuff with cool people is it’s at a cool BAR!

Talking to first graders

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Yesterday I went to the Tuscaloosa Magnet School and talked to the first graders about recycling and upcling. I brought along the stop sign bowl by designer Will Holman, a pair of upcycled tape measure earrings
By iamthemandy and some of our bottle top magnets. The kids had lots of questions and were extremely good listeners!  Our future is in good hands!

Ladyfest 2011

watch On Sunday, April 17th we supported and participated in Ladyfest Deep South. The store hosted crafters, singers and poets along with wonderful weather and great people.

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creeperjess- find her on Etsy!
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Echolyric Designs

Please check out crafter irasema at her blog, iamirasema.blogspot.com. I tried putting the info with her photo but I’m not sure if it’s coming out correctly so I wanted to post it one more time!

I would also like to thank the poets Anne Brettell, Kate Berger, Leia Penina Wilson, Katy Gunn and Laura Kochman for preforming! You guys really made it a very special day!

To see more photos visit our Facebook page at Grace Aberdean Habitat Alchemy!!!

Give your local Feminist a hug today!
Gracie

Herbs and compost

Just a friendly reminder that we are selling herbs and compost at the store! We have our lovely dill in bags for $6

Dill

We have our single herb pots for $9

Basil

We have double herb pots for $12 and our triple herb pots for $15.00

Curly Parsley

As for our succulent strawberries, all pots are retailing for $10!

Strawberries

To help out your garden we have bags of compost made from 100% green matter!!! I recommend using it two to one. That means for every two scoops of soil, add one scoop of our green compost. Our compost is sold in biodegradable burlap bags so when I finished putting the compost out I used the bag to fill in the spots of my coconut grass in my planters. It worked great and I didn’t have to go out and replace all the coconut grass! The compost retails for $5.
We are now watering our herbs 1-2 times a day depending on the the heat and how they look. If it’s really hot and your soil is dry and your plant looks droopy it needs to be watered. If your plant looks droopy and the soil is wet, stop watering it! Let it dry out. You can kill your plants by over watering as well as under watering! Just be sure to talk to your plants everyday and tell them they are doing a good job! They love that! I hope everyone has a great Thursday and please stop in and say hello to me and Jess!

Happy Herbing!!!
Grace