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February (Page 2)

Month: February 2016

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by: Lorraine Anderson

Urban Gardening, For Reals.

There’s a little run-down blue house a couple blocks away that has been continuously occupied for the last five years...
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by: E

Bless All Parks Big and Small

Tiny Mills End Park in Portland, Oregon There is a friendly dispute going on about who has the smallest…umm…park. That’s...
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by: RJ

The Fantabulous Tomato Sandwiches of Ralph Haas and Sarah Owens

I’ll never forget the moment I tasted my first tomato sandwich. Mrs. Dumesnil grew a half-dozen tomato plants in her...
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by: CindyP

It’s the Year of Garden-Park Connections

Have you heard that 2016 is the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service? Well, here’s the press release, and...
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by: Monish

Common Gardening Practices That Hurt Bees

Bees forage on fall-blooming winter savory (Satureja montana). Worldwide, there’s a growing awareness of the value of pollinators, which is...
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by: jennifer

The great Dyngus Day pussy willow crisis of 2012

“Without the proper pussy willows, who knows. Marriages might not happen. Relationships could fall apart,”—Eddy Dobosiewicz, Dyngus Day Buffalo co-founder...
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by: Victor

Dear Scotts: Just Try, One Time, Not to be So Shitty.

Trademark image from Shutterstock Does anyone remember when we posted about the “You Can Grow That!” campaign started by garden...
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by: marcia hopkins

For Goodness Sake: The Future in Blue Corduroy

They arrived in cars, vans, and buses from  all over the United States. The National FFA Organization (formerly The Future...
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by: Rosanne

Delaware Botanic Garden and “Rock Star” Piet Oudolf

Big news from Delaware? Yes, and it’s not about Joe Biden at all, though top Delaware pols are involved. The...
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by: Hammo

Dining in a Field of Slow Flowers

You know those glamorous-looking field-to-table dinners shown in high-end magazines? Well, just take it up a notch, if that’s possible,...
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