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Month: November 2016

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by: Katie

A Courtyard Garden Promotes Pondering

My understanding of a place dawns slowly. Occasionally I design a garden, and it is a ponderous and effortful activity...
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by: Carri

No Babysitting Required

A fine mess I’ve been away on vacation for most of the last few weeks, and as is typically true...
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by: Gail

An icewine cocktail for the dog days

Fancy cocktails with multiple ingredients are OK with me, as long as I don’t have to make them. I’m with Amy...
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Have I Become “Organic Until”????

Sure, I’m organic.  I don’t use any chemical fertilizers, fungicides, insecticides, or -cides of any kind.  For that matter, I...
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by: Becky

Tale of a Strawbale Raised Bed

Strawbale raised bed with trellising in place and seedlings planted. One year, three friends and I decided to make a...
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by: RJ

Grafted Tomatoes! A Million of Them!

Holy Brandywine, did you know that over a million grafted tomatoes have been sold in the United States? It’s true!...
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Clinging to big chem

My CSA: no spraying here Glyphosate and neonics—herbicides and pesticides contested as benign by most of big ag and big...
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When you’re at the beach, but it’s still your day to post …

… you discuss sand castle landscaping. Here is a fine example that probably looked even better before it got a...
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by: T

The Master Logger and the Hay Rake in the Walnut Tree

  Indiana tulip poplars in the 1920s. There is an abandoned fencerow on our Salvisa, Kentucky, farm. It’s marked clearly....
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by: Victor

Calling long range forecasting on its BS

He had me at “silly on weather.” A retired, Buffalo-based, 30-year broadcaster and longtime meteorologist,  Don Paul still contributes occasionally...
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