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Month: August 2016

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by: Michelle Elwell

Any gardener would love “Lab Girl”

It was Amy Stewart’s  review of Hope Jahren’s Lab Girl  in the Washington Post that got my attention. Here’s the blurb the publisher put...
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by: Carol Hodges

Guide to Videos about Fall Crops and Harvesting

Here’s the latest seasonal guide at Good Gardening Videos – this one about vegetable gardening in the fall. The videos listed (so...
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NWF’s terrible, no-good gardening advice goes viral

Somehow, the National Wildlife Federation’s 2014 blog post “Leave the Leaves for Wildlife” has gone viral this year, and not just...
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by: Kelly Ash

Regional Garden at the U.S. Botanic Garden at Eight

Bill McLaughlin As a regular visitor to the U.S. Botanic Garden, I’ve come to love its spacious Regional Garden very...
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by: somewhere

Fall and Rebirth

Autumn is a sad yet beautiful season in my garden.  It brackets the anniversaries of my son’s life:  his birth...
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by: Ryan

Patience With the Experiment

Future perfect Though gardeners are supposed to put down roots, I’ve made an awful lot of vegetable gardens in the...
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by: Ned Hamson

Sign a Petition to Stop Mexico’s Botanical Foolishness

(via Flickr) This just in:  Mexico’s trademark bureau (called the IMPI)  has issued a proposal to restrict the use of...
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by: naomi

Here’s to No-Blow Gardens

Guest Rant by Evelyn Hadden Let’s face it, the outdoors is getting noisier, and not in a good way. It...
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The Left is Hotly Divided on GMOs

Wow.  Just in the last few days the Daily Show ridiculed an anti-GMO activist. The New York Times opinion page...
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by: ANTIGONUM CAJAN

No bouquets at the Olympics this time

No orchids for you, Olympians! Apparently, it did not jive with the Brazil Olympics’ environmental message to give out thousands...
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