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August (Page 2)

Month: August 2016

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by: Amy Stewart

Edible Madness

Much will be said in the coming weeks and months about Michele Owen's amazing new book Grow the Good Life,...
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by: Patricia Tryo

My Favorite Flower Show

  Celesta McComas at the Salvisa, Kentucky post office We got tipped-off about Celesta McComas’s flower show last year at...
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by: George

How to find sources you can trust on controversial topics – like GMOs

Today the Washington Post introduces a new feature in its Food Section that will tackle controversial food-policy topics, like genetically...
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by: carolyn choi

San Francisco Fling Debriefing

Photo by Saxon Holt, PhotoBotanic Finally caught up on my sleep after a red-eye into Baltimore, I’m ready to savor...
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by: Barry Prince

Learning to say goodbye—with pleasure

These hydrangeas, lilies, phlox, and so on used to be raspberry bushes. Death is  part of life, but this  fact...
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When she’s not gardening

This is Ellie. As I was driving into work today, I listened to an account of a small solidarity protest...
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The Compostable Cup Trials

Some years back, I ran across some compostable water bottles at a Starbucks in Seattle and, because of the skepticism...
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While This Agave Gently Weeps

Poor lonely Agave, with barely any plants for company, languidly waits for El Niño to come and wash away the...
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The Greatest of All Time and the Meadow

  Muhammad Ali was laid to rest in my hometown on June 10th. Tens of thousands lined the city streets...
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by: Susan Coe

Seen at the “OFA Short Course”

Welcome to the business side of gardening – the trade show!  First let’s get the name out of the way...
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