growing an inch

Actually you know what. Just don’t mow. Get rid of your lawnmower. Turn your whole yard into a wildflower field or an edible garden. Lawns are the invention of the upper class to show wealth through wasted plots of grass that is meticulously tended for no reason other than to be grass. It’s literally an empty plot of land they kept because they had so much money they didn’t need it to grow food. Not using a yard as just a yard is an act of rebellion.

One of the main industries still supporting lawns is chemical pest control companies, and they’re also responsible for the insecticides that crashed the bird populations in the 40s and 50s as well as a lot of what’s killing bees and butterflies now. The herbicides they produce specifically targets “bad” plants like dandelions, buttercups, and clovers, which are plants bees rely on for early spring feeding. Grass is just grass; it would be great for feeding small mammals if people would let it grow more than three inches, but they won’t.

So, yeah. Kill lawnmower culture. Plant some native flowers. Grow some vegetables and fruit trees. Put out bird feeders and bee sugar spots and homes for both. Be kind to bugs and birds and rabbits and opossums and whoever else might wander by. Make your neighborhood a lot more beautiful.

Herbs you can grow indoors.

Made this list for my fellow witchies who like their kitchen to be full of the green stuff :

  1. Basil : like lots of sun and warmth. More difficult to grow in the winter months
  2. Bay : needs plenty of sun and fresh air.
  3. Chives : needs at least 6 hours of sun and plenty of water.
  4. Dill : prefers slightly acidic soil, needs plenty of sunlight, doesn’t need too much water.
  5. Lemongrass : My personal favorite as you don’t plant it in soil. Grow in a couple of inches of water. Easiest to grow.
  6. Mint : needs plenty of water and needs to be placed in an area with indirect light. Harvest frequently.
  7. Oregano : does not deal well with cold and drastic temperature changes could kill it.
  8. Parsley : Doesn’t require too much light or maintenance, but is a slow grower.
  9. Rosemary : needs 6 - 8 hours of strong, direct sunlight. Only water when the top layer of soil feels dry. Needs good ventilation. A bit trickier to grow.
  10. Sage : Needs plenty of sun. 
  11. Thyme : Needs 6 - 8 hours of sunlight a day and maybe even supplemental light.

Originally posted by butteryplanet

AU where Dumbledore’s Army uses the Chamber of Secrets instead of the Room of Requirement
  • Ultimate security as Harry is the only one capable of opening it. 
  • Myrtle proudly spending her time acting as a guard/lookout. 

  • Later, Harry diligently teaching Ron, Hermione, and a few choice others, like Neville, how to mimic parseltongue so that they can open it too. 

  • Muggleborns experiencing vicious satisfaction that they’re using this chamber as a place of education and defense, reclaiming the very space Slytherin built to rid the school of their presence. 

  • Hermione methodically dismantling the basilisk’s corpse, covertly selling the priceless ingredients to potion masters, using the funds to continue their work - buying books and battle robes and new wands for those who can’t afford it. 

  • (Hermione saving a portion of those ingredients for her own research, straightening in triumph when she learns what basilisk venom does to horcruxes, knowing she has vials of it hidden up in her room). 

  • Harry reverently adding the Chamber of Secrets to the Marauder’s Map, proudly continuing his family’s work and reveling in the difference they’re making. 

  • These students - these kids - choosing to train in a dark, horrifying place that was never meant for them. Learning spells amongst shadows, growing stronger in inches of murky water, the smell of a decomposing corpse in their noses, memories of all that had happened here haunting them. They know this is what war is really like and it helps to push them forward.  
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Morning exercises at the courtyard, practice for me. Collated from Twitter.

I wanna give lil Baze Caocao’s topknot, hehe

Bonus: lil courtyard politics 

If BTS songs were named like ‘Friends’ episodes
  • No More Dream: The one that started it all/ Hoseok’s forehead makes a rare appearance before going to war
  • We Are Bulletproof pt.2: The one that will not be forgotten (looking at you, Beyond The Scene) ft. ot7′s abs make a rare appearance
  • N.O: The one where 7 fetuses don’t wanna do homework
  • Boy in Luv: The one where the boys went past their ‘cooties’ stage/ The one where Jungkook accepted he was your oppa.
  • Just One Day: The one where Hoseok was labelled a murderer for killing people with his voice ft. BTS comes clean with their chair fetish
  • Danger: The one where Seokjin realised dancing was seriously not his thing/ The one where Namjoon’s hair looked like cupcake frosting.
  • War of Hormone: The one where BTS decided they were horny and slapping Jimin’s ass was a good way to show it…
  • I Need U: The one where Jimin made the bathtub his second home.
  • Dope: The one where they celebrated Halloween a little too early ft. Seokjin realising dancing would only get worse from here
  • Run: The one where KIM NAMJOON WHY WOULD YOU DO A LOLLIPOP DIRTY LIKE THAT ft. BTS gives us a look into psychology
  • Epilogue: Young Forever: The one that made ARMYs realise they were doomed for liking 7 boys because everything was a fucking theory 
  • Fire: The one where Yoongi thought it was a good idea to burn someone and have a whole clan chase their fucking asses in the future/ The one where ‘btw Seokjin has some camera time and lines in this one’
  • Save Me: The one where BTS realised aesthetics and mother nature was important
  • Blood, Sweat and Tears: The one that is facing a lawsuit from ARMYs because too many panties have been torn due to visuals/ the one that took drugs and shit to a whole new level ft. Seokjin is attracted to statues and Taehyung cosplays as Lucifer
  • Spring Day: The one where everyone wanted that cake to hit Namjoon’s face ft. BTS doesn’t wanna do laundry
  • Not Today: The one where Yoongi messed up big time and got all their asses killed ft. where the fuck is Seokjin, I’m asking for a friend
  • Come Back Home: The one where- no seriously, I’m done with this shit, where the actual fuck is Kim Seokjin, I will fucking shoot somebody
  • Chi Ase Namida: The one  where SMOKE WEED EVERYDAY-AYE-AYE-AYE
  • I like it: The one where Hoseok shows the world that he raps, dances and sings, bitches when will your faves ever
  • Coffee: The one where BTS is hella relatable because I could really use some caffeine right about now
  • Satoori Rap: The one where everyone thinks their dialect is better and it is Captain South Korea: Civil War
  • Attack on Bangtan: The one where one is for all and all is for one
  • Tomorrow: The one where 7 little boys tell you to live life and not fucking waste it
  • Cypher pt.3: The one where haters gonna hate, potatoes gonna potate ft. Supreme Boi pays a visit
  • Spine Breaker: The one where they tell you to respect yo mama and papa but the mv says otherwise because Kim seokjin might be pregnant with the 8th member ft. memekook makes his official debut
  • Jump: The one where BTS decided to dedicate a song to kangaroos
  • Hip-Hop Lover: The one where Rap Line teaches haters to stay in their fucking lane and let them live their lives
  • Let me Know: The one where Taehyung takes his voice deeper than the Pacific ocean
  • Will you put down your cell phone: The one where Namjoon is fucking done with technology and wants to bring back hardcore sociology
  • Look Here: The one where Namjin thought it was a good idea to verbally harass us
  • Second Grade: The one where BTS is all grown up, moving from diapers to potty training
  • Boyz with Fun: The one where the boys wanted to be party animals but with apple juice instead of wine
  • Converse High: The one where ARMYs thought Namjoon might have a foot fetish and Yoongi begs to differ
  • Nevermind: The one where Yoongi thought it was a good idea to make us tear up for the thousandth time and Seokjin didn’t give a shit or a fuck
  • Butterfly: The one where Jungkook observed his hyungs and got receipts to copy them on variety shows
  • House of Cards: The one where Jimin’s high notes are still stuck in our heads
  • Begin: The one where Jungkook was all ‘I luv u bro, no homo tho’
  • Stigma: The one where Taehyung invented murder through raspy breath and followed Jimin in slaying high notes
  • Lie: The one where Jimin realised he wasn’t going to grow a single inch despite drinking all that milk
  • Reflection: The one where everyone but Namjoon loves himself
  • MAMA: The one where Hoseok set an example of being a good son/sun, same thing
  • First Love: The one where Yoongi told us not to fucking touch his piano
  • Awake: The one where Seokjin thinks he’s a penguin because he can’t fly but in reality, he’s a pegasus who flew through the skies and beyond
  • Lost: The one where vocal line drew the line and said ‘screw cypher, now watch this’
  • Cypher 4: The one where rap line decided to be the rich bitch and make the haters their bitch
  • Am I wrong: The one where the fetuses realised how fucked up the world is
  • 21st Century Girl: The one where they invented feminism
  • 2!3! Hoping for better days: The one where BTS got really emo
  • Intro: Boy Meets Evil: the one where Hoseok makes the album his bitch
  • Do you: the one where Namjoon spits fire but it sounds like he’s spitting sex
  • I believe: The one where 6 little kids ask their leader if they can have a go at his mixtape
  • Joke: The one where Namjoon makes bandages look sexy
  • Agust D: The one where the sugar is salty and rips throats with his tongue technology
  • Tony Montana: The one that made Yoonmin real
  • So far away: the one that showed us true pain and made yoonjinkook canon
  • 4 o’ clock: The one where Vmin is canon but Namjoon and Taehyung take the spotlight and make our ovaries burst
  • Change: The one where Namjoon goes international
  • Even If I die, It’s you: The one where Taehyung realised, ‘if bighit doesn’t love Jin-hyung, I will’ and they killed it tbh
  • Expensive Girl: The one where Namjoon proved to all of us he’s a kinky piece of shit and proud
  • Trouble: The one where Namjin hinted that they were having a go at it
  • Arirang: The one where BTS made a political debut
  • Always: The one where Namjoon showed us that singing is his shit
  • 1 Verse: The one where Hoseok thought it was a good idea to bless with this miracle but never show up solo again ft. we’re still waiting for that mixtape, sweety
  • We don’t talk anymore: The one where Jungkook and Jimin thought it was okay to drop the bomb of how good their English pronunciation was

So not to interrupt this Yuri on Ice content with… more Yuri on Ice content, but: Most Relatable Duality of Yuuri Katsuki Mood for me is hands-down that interplay between his ever-fluctuating self-worth and his pride.

Like. I cannot stop picturing him pre-competition, the oncoming psychological death spiral glaringly obvious to everyone who’s ever met him. The only times he doesn’t look 100% catatonic is when he’s making ‘jokes’ to Phichit like “Ha ha, if you don’t want to be seen with me afterwards I totally understand, hahaha.”

And then one of the Americans breezes over like, “Hey, Katsuki, can I give you some advice? Try not to take this seriously. Just have fun.”

The temperature drops like 12 degrees and Yuuri grows about 2 inches in height as he draws himself out of his slouch. His stare focuses and zeroes in. The only audible sound is an onlooker swallowing.

“I’ll keep that in mind, Craig,” he says, and then spite-skates to silver.

(And Phichit swears to this day that he can’t remember tweeting “CRAIG JUST ALMOST BECAME AN EX-CRAIG.”)

Vow

*swamped with homework and feelings and managed to shell this out a month late…I’m a mess™*

Request:  Hii can i have a drabble thingy game with jimin?TY😙😉 12,23 by  rebelliousjvmin

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Originally posted by bwipsul

He’s a literal angel


You were immersed in a deep sleep, tired from working on a large project that was worth half your grade. In you attempt to disconnect from the world around and sleep peacefully, you blocked out the sounds and all touch with reality. The sudden dip in your bed didn’t bother you, the presence of another body and an arm haphazardly wrapping around you, these were things you were blocking out. Until you felt a finger on your cheek.

“Hey, roomie.”

“I hate you.”

“You know you love me.”

“Kiss my ass, Jimin.” You used to think you were lucky to be paired up with your best friend in the dorms of your university. Until you realized he was a clingy, sassy and messy guy that never failed to annoy you. His leisure attitude towards school was opposite to your dedication to reading every word of your textbook. He was a jock, baseball being the reason he was here in your room and cheekily smiling at you.  

“I wouldn’t mind doing that.” You whacked him in the face with your pillow, wanting him to leave your room but he instead pulled you closer against his chest.

“Let go of me, you pervert.”

“You told me to kiss your ass, now…”

“I swear to god, Jimin, I’ll suffocate you in your sleep.”

“Kinky. I always wanted to test out breath play.”

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anonymous asked:

Help me with this scenario I have in my head. You wake up and feel shawn's boner. What does he do/happens

Warning: Smut

Originally posted by tattooed-freckles


I was brutally woken up when I suddenly felt Shawn’s heavy weight on me, pressing my back further into the soft mattress. It took me a second or two to open my eyes fully - but when I finally did - Shawn’s lusting, dark ones met me immediately.

He breathed heavily, before licking his rosy lips, not removing his dark stare from me. I didn’t know why, but suddenly, I felt my cheeks heat up. 

“Morning love” he hummed into my ear.

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trans keith headcanons
  • Used to be like super short cause he literally ate potato chips as full meals. The most fucking unhealthy dumbass in existence
  • When he was fifteen though he was like shit shit I gotta grow the dysphoria is fucking me up
  • He didn’t have money for T so he researched foods with high testosterone levels and was majorly Shook™ when he found out that soy had a lot of estrogen cause tofu with thousand year egg was the one food he knew how to make
  • Ended up growing like four more inches through sheer determination
  • Always used to keep his hair short but then shiro disappeared and he highkey just stopped caring
  • On the same note the first time he cut his hair he was like ten and he did it in the bathroom with a random pair of KNIFE
  • Long story short he ended up having to shave it and had a buzz cut for a few months. To this day he still feels #regret
  • When he was fourteen he mcfucking decked a dude that said he wasn’t really a boy
  • bought a few binders and when he was sent into motherfucking outer space he panicked cause he only had the one he was wearing
  • Eventually he gets the courage to ask Allura whether aliens had binders and she’s like yeah duh?? Coran wears them too???
  • Had to hella work out for any sort of muscle definition bc holy shit so much chub why is there so much chub
  • Keith’s thoughts while working out: the more fat I burn the more boobage i lose
  • “Thick thighs save lives” is his fave thing to say when he’s feeling like. Bad about his body.
  • Trans Keith, a summary: beautiful, soft, and still very angry