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Month: June 2016

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by: Kathleen

Marijuana, the Hottest Plant in Horticulture

Have you noticed what’s on the shelves in the gardening section of what’s left of book stores? LOTS of new...
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Who needs leaf peeping when you have your own arboretum?

Draves arboretum (very partial) “I’m not an environmentalist.” That’s one of the statements I remember from my morning visit to...
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Chanticleer – the Garden, the Book, the Launch Party

The highlight of a great week in garden events for me was the book launch party at Chanticleer Garden, hands...
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by: Jennifer M

Nine years of ranting about the map

Melting icecap image courtesy of Shutterstock Don’t worry—we’re not starting a new Throwback Tuesday series. But after reading Thomas Christopher’s...
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by: laurie

Vegetables Should Taste Good!

The New York Times ran a piece this week about the results of federal legislation mandating healthier school lunches beginning...
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by: Yvonne

Bulb mistakes I have known and now avoid

Greigii tulip Mary Ann In a world gone crazy, I am relieved to turn part of my focus to my...
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Prayer Flags in My Garden

Does your garden have a focal point you’d rather not see, one that’s not on your property so you can’t...
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by: Barbara

A houseplant whisperer

Once again, writer Tovah Martin, author of The New Terrarium (reviewed here in 2009), goes where many gardeners fear to...
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by: Evelyn Hadden

Sisyphus as Orchardist

The Fedco Trees catalog has arrived, and once again I find myself failing to pay any attention to my children...
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by: Cathy

“Kiss Your Ash Good Bye”

That’s what the Massachusetts state forester told me – the emerald ash borer is on the loose in southern Berkshire...
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