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August (Page 2)

Month: August 2015

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by: Rochelle

Advanced Composting for Dairy Farmers

I stopped by the USDA research farm a couple of miles from my house to get a tour of their...
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Green for President

Occupy Big Food rally in New York City We’ve always said here that gardening is political, a way of opting...
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by: Eliz

#TBT: Plant Lust

Here’s a May, 2007 post from Garden Rant co-founder Amy Stewart, in which she speaks of a situation that has...
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Cornell on Lawn Care: Do Less!

Lawns have been attacked for some years now, with claims that they require obscene amounts of water, fertilizers, pesticides, and...
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by: The Phytophactor

Kentucky King of Taros

  Poi, a traditional edible starch of the tropics, made from the ground corms of taro, can’t keep up with...
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by: Johanne Daoust

Garden Tourism Getting its Due

Richard Benfield is gradually infiltrating this blog, one Ranter at a time. He’s the Central State Connecticut U. geography professor...
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by: Michele Owens

Shopping for Annuals and Perennials

A few weeks ago, I posted a list of tips concerning shopping for trees and shrubs. I promised at that...
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by: Debbie Teashon

Golf course chooses toxic pesticide over the environment, neighbors, etc.

Deciding to use a long-banned pesticide, despite its proven harm to the environment and the ire of neighbors?  So stupid,...
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The Highways BEE Act: Politics as Usual

Sigh.  So here's a perfectly smart and sensible bill that's going nowhere. Has anyone been following the Highways BEE Act? ...
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