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January

Month: January 2015

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Turning a City Corner into a Garden

I got really tired of looking at this weedy corner, just a block from my home. A city-owned spot, it...
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by: Susan P

Winter Soundscapes

Mullein is one of my favorite plants to grow because it attracts seed-eating birds, including chickadees and downy woodpeckers, in...
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by: Peggy Willenberg

Solace from the Garden at Night

This week I have been mourning the passing of a friend who lost her battle with cancer. On learning the...
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by: Jane / MulchMaid

The Planetary Style and Wisdom of Norris, Clément and Lacy

We had heavy rains this Christmas season, with eerily warm temperatures in the 60s and 70s. The Salt River was...
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by: Rebecca Caley

Are you a “New Conservationist”?

In a recent issue of the New Yorker I learned that the current head of the Nature Conservancy is a...
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by: Chris - PEC

Banishing the Uninvited

My garden on the mulch I know that mulches are not traditionally used in vegetable gardens, but flossing, driving cars...
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by: SF

Seeds Give-Away

Contest Closed!   “Plant the Seeds, Frame the Art!” When Ken Greene founded the Hudson Valley Seed Library a dozen...
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by: Becky

Courtyard Garden: One Year Later

It’s time for an update on my courtyard garden. The thrill of saying that hasn’t dimmed after a year, and...
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by: KennyS

Plant Fanatics Party in Baltimore

What to call the plant-obsessed people attending the Perennial Plant Association’s shindig last week in Baltimore? Terms like “geek” and...
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Tallamania!

Ranters have been talking to scientist Doug Tallamy, professor and chair of the department of entomology and wildlife ecology at...
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