Tag Archives: gardening

The Resilient Gardener: A Must-Have Book

This is becoming my go-to book. Continue reading

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Gathering Handfuls of Autumn

Harvest is a bounty of beauty. Continue reading

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Garlic-Scented Opinions

Is there such a thing as garlic seeds? The lazy gardener knows. Continue reading

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Beware Of Gifts

Zucchini may look innocent. Actually it’s plotting to take over. Continue reading

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Summer Scenes From The Farm

Everything is growing, including new Jersey calf Clovis. Continue reading

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What About Weed Control?

Ever heard of using blue jeans to control weeds? That’s how desperate I’ve become. Continue reading

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Curmudgeonly Spring Welcome

Early spring is too early. Continue reading

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Why We Save Seeds

Saving seeds is the most basic gardening tradition, but we can’t expect anything to grow from hybrid and GM plants. Continue reading

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Creative Tactics For Eating Frugally & Well

Nine tactics for eating well on the cheap. Continue reading

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Morning Glory Invasion

My grandfather didn’t have much time to pass along the wisdom he’d accumulated, but he liked to take his grandchildren out to the garden. There he’d show us the way to make snapdragons open their “mouths” and where on the … Continue reading

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