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Month: June 2015

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by: Mary

A bell that tolls for all of us—with different tunes

Lake Superior image courtesy of Shutterstock The drought news from the West and Southwest combined with watching Interstellar over the...
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by: Lena

Planting for Hummingbirds

A hummingbird visits a patch of sunset hyssop (Agastache rupestris) in my courtyard garden. One of the big perks of...
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by: Suze

Totally Silly?

Like most of humanity, I am a largely inexplicable and highly individual mixture of profligacy and frugality.  I think I...
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God, Guns and Gardens

2008 NRA Convention in Louisville, KY. I’ve run myself ragged the last few weeks. Kentucky has had the most beautiful...
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by: Helena

I Must Have This.

I’m totally in love with these DIY kits for making your own bitters. The problem with making your own bitters...
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by: hobetz

Get Your Cocktail Garden On.

  So last year I planted this cocktail garden.  It was a huge undertaking that I wrote not a word...
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by: E

Designing with your hoe

More than three decades ago, my wife-to-be dragged me kicking and screaming to central Texas, where she had a job...
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by: Aurora Toennisson

My Granddaughter and I Take On Johnny Appleseed

Should we strive for a “blemish-free, plastic-red saccharine orb” in Salvisa? I don’t think so. Shutterstock photo. As a young...
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The No-Water California Garden

Hi friends! Sorry I’ve been so very, very absent–if you’re wondering why, it’s because I wrote a novel called Girl...
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by: Gerry

Please Stop Liming your Soil Based on the pH!

Guest Rant by Phil Nauta, author of Building Soils Naturally: Innovative Methods for Organic Gardeners Soil pH is talked about...
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