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The Master Logger and the Hay Rake in the Walnut Tree

18Nov
  Indiana tulip poplars in the 1920s. There is an abandoned fencerow on our Salvisa, Kentucky, farm. It’s marked clearly. A dozen black walnut trees Juglans nigra grow in a straight line, running up a small hill toward the rising...
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by: Jackie Donnelly

You Deserve a Toddy. Maybe.

Here's the latest in a series of columns I'm writing for the North Coast Journal. The column is called The...
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by: Stacy

Gardening information worthless to universities – unless someone else pays for it

Gardeners and garden communicators know Dr. Linda Chalker-Scott as a myth-buster, and as the Extension educator for Washington State. We know her...
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by: Katie

A Courtyard Garden Promotes Pondering

My understanding of a place dawns slowly. Occasionally I design a garden, and it is a ponderous and effortful activity...
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by: Carri

No Babysitting Required

A fine mess I’ve been away on vacation for most of the last few weeks, and as is typically true...
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by: Gail

An icewine cocktail for the dog days

Fancy cocktails with multiple ingredients are OK with me, as long as I don’t have to make them. I’m with Amy...
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Have I Become “Organic Until”????

Sure, I’m organic.  I don’t use any chemical fertilizers, fungicides, insecticides, or -cides of any kind.  For that matter, I...
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by: Becky

Tale of a Strawbale Raised Bed

Strawbale raised bed with trellising in place and seedlings planted. One year, three friends and I decided to make a...
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by: RJ

Grafted Tomatoes! A Million of Them!

Holy Brandywine, did you know that over a million grafted tomatoes have been sold in the United States? It’s true!...