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Month: August 2015

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by: Sarah

Novel ecosystems vs. urban wilderness

I’ve been thinking about a symposium (“The Changing Nature of Nature in Cities”) I attended at the New York Botanical...
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by: Thad

A meadow’s tale

The first thing I did after I bought the farm was quit mowing the grass. The property is ten acres...
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Cats in the Garden – Solutions Only

Cat-loving readers will no doubt remember our recent dust-up over the issue of cats in the garden.  That post was...
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by: hb

“Peace Love 2015” from Mosquito-Battling New Gardener

Meet my new neighbor, Lindsey Dodson, who moved into what she calls “My Happy House” after 30 years of apartment...
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by: Linda Lehmusvirta

My Epigenetic Epiphany and the Gingko Hermaphrodite

  High up in a white pine last summer, on our farm in Salvisa, Kentucky, I spotted something odd. I...
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by: Sandy

The Trouble with the Word “Invasive”

This is a long-simmering rant about the many ways the term “invasive” causes confusion, and more.  DO weigh in with...
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by: Deirdre in Seattle

From our Landscape Architect Friends…

First, congrats to the team at Landscape Architecture Magazine on the magazine’s nomination for an impressive national award.  From their...
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Shout-out to 2 A-Way-to-Garden Podcasts

Here’s some winter interest for ya – catching up with gardening podcasts!  Which I don’t believe we’ve mentioned here on...
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by: Arthur

Report from the Transition Zone: Sustainable Turfgrasses Tested at U.Md.

Dr. Thomas Turner standing on some of the 23 varieties of fine fescues he’s testing. It’s kinda frustrating here in...
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by: Joe Schmitt

Adoptive Mothers on the Job

After much struggle, I have succeeded in getting some chicks into my coop. I picked up a box from the...
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