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February (Page 2)

Month: February 2015

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by: Chris - PEC

How to Barter Gardening Expertise for Home Repairs and Soup

Timebanks are being created all across the U.S. so that people can help members of their community in whatever way...
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by: Barbara Hobens Feldt

2012: Fads, fancies, and realities

A still image from the Farrner Pirates Kickstarter video. (It will not play.) Admitted: I don’t pay as much attention...
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by: Peter Hoh

Back to the Future with Sustainable Lawns

What is cutting edge in the field of sustainable lawns? Much of it is forgotten lore from the late 19th/early...
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by: Oob

Great Healthy Yard Project

That’s Diane Lewis, whose New York Times editorial “The Toxic Brew in our Yards” about pesticides stated the problem so...
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by: kermit

Review and Give-away: Energy-Wise Landscape Design

UPDATE:  Ramble-On Rose wins the book – congratulations!  The random number generator said "16" and her comment is the 16th. ...
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Gardening to Beat Climate Change

Earth Day has come and gone, but I haven’t stopped worrying about the greatest challenge our ecosystem has faced since...
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Saving Seedlings, Saving the World

Beyond the campsite’s irrigated lawn, the view of native scrub-covered hills. Recently I went camping near my new home in...
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Who Will See the Canopy for the Trees?

  Louisville, Kentucky is on Fodor’s 2015 travel “Go List.”  Forget about Antarctica and Iceland. You want a hot spot?...
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by: Mary

Herbal Baths: My New Favorite Cold-Weather Treat

My recipe: pour one gallon of boiling water over 4 branches each of lemon balm and peppermint, a handful of...
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by: Alison Gillespie

We still have snow!

Photo (this was taken in May) courtesy of Historic Polonia Preservation District It’s been up around 90 over the past...
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