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Month: December 2015

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by: shira

Frogs—the horror!

Frog courtesy of Shutterstock “I’m petrified of the little creatures,” said Marinaccio, 65. Today’s headline story (online) of the Buffalo...
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by: Denise

What Part of GMO Don’t You Understand?

  Shutterstock photo. A few of you may still have doubts about global warming, even though the overwhelming scientific evidence...
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by: gmarieb

First Lady to Drop in on Gardens Across the Country

Big gardening news – our best advocate, with a bigger microphone and better media coverage than Martha Stewart ever had,...
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by: Joey Blake

Gas and land

East Pond, at Gateway National Refuge Area. Photo courtesy of NPS. U.S. athletes triumphed during the recent Olympiad—loved watching it!...
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by: Ellen

Something there is that doesn’t love a wall

It’s hard to believe that we’ve been living with this brick bed enclosure for over sixteen years. But when you...
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by: Linda B Secrist

Just for looks?

What we took for a centerpiece at a recent al fresco lunch* turned out to be an appetizer—baby carrots, tiny...
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by: Sid Raisch

Swarthmore: One of the Most Beautiful Campuses in America

I first visited and fell in love with the Scott Arboretum, covering the entire campus of Swarthmore College, back in 2008 when...
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by: Victor

Turf is top topic in my town’s parade

You've seen the partying spectators for my town's July 4th Parade.  Now for the turf- and gardening-related floats and people...
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by: Denise Cox

Dangerous safety? I don’t think so.

Here’s my favorite provision of S-510, otherwise known as the Food Safety Modernization Act, and just approved unanimously by the...
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by: peg

#TBT The great compost tea debate

In June, 2007, we hosted a debate between horticultural professor Jeff Gillman (author of many books, including The Truth Abut...
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