The Seeds of Clutter: A Guide for Preventing Common Household Clutter From Taking Root by Art Dragon
Approx. 7,360 words.
Published on April 17, 2010.
Using a garden analogy, the author offers seventeen New Habits plus dozens of tips on how to manage the stuff you already own while, preventing new things from becoming clutter.
Just as most plants start as a seed, many piles of clutter can begin with a single misplaced item. These 'clutter seeds' often attract others and grow, changing an area of your home from clutter-free to clutter-prone.