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Month: September 2016

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by: Annie Shaw

Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Compost?

Guest Rant by Amy Campion  If we gardeners agree on anything, it’s that compost is wonderful stuff.  We can never...
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by: Deirdre in Seattle

Hire some goats and give up the Toro

Google's been in the news lately for having hired 200 goats to "mow" the grounds around their California headquarters.  But...
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by: Sue Dingwell

The question of permeable pavers and paving

This is Dave’s urban habitat project (detail) Last week, I posted about a beautiful parking lot that is conserving trees...
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by: ron tucker

The Public Food Forest: Clever Solution or Future Flop?

In a suburban home garden, a young black walnut tree (left) and a sour cherry (right) tower above a blooming...
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by: Debra

Urban Self-Sufficiency, One Crop At a Time

Here's one way to go about making a city more self-sufficient, food-wise:  Start with just one crop. Once you get...
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by: Jenn

Who will buy my lawnless garden?

Breaking news – to anyone who knows me and assumed I’d never, ever leave my garden – I’m selling it...
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by: Frank Mosher

Garden Flags with Shibori and Permanent Dye

The last time I posted about making garden flags you saw them dyed with Rit and then stenciled with acrylic paints. All...
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by: Lois Hinrichs

White House Kitchen Garden in Shutdown Mode

On the White House food policy blog Obama Foodorama, this post about the condition of the kitchen garden is making...
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by: Marilyn

Bringing the green—or not so much?

Trees courtesy of shutterstock You might not know we reelected a president last week from reading this site. We try...
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by: Jennifer Brennan

Bourbon Disease Could Be Worse Than a Bad Hangover

  Photo courtesy of Shutterstock The Kentucky Derby is right around the corner—the first Saturday in May. I am gripped...
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