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Daffodils

On my way in to town, I drive by a south-facing bank where a hill had been cut back to make room...

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Keeping your early lettuce and spinach healthy

We all look forward to those early spring greens when we no longer have to rely on the...

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Wishes

One of my very first attempts to be a gardener came when I was about four years old, when Daddy was...

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Kitchen Garden Kit from Botanical Interests

Mid February is really the depth of winter. The growing amount of daily sunlight teases us into...

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Presidential Roses

February is the birth month of America's two favorite presidents.  Both of these great men, George...

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Gardening for Birds - An Overview

I'm a birder, so I do everything I can to encourage birds to visit my yard. Birds, like people,...

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Award-Winning Pea Called Patio Pride

As I walked my dog on this somewhat seasonally appropriate day in late January it crossed my mind...

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Potato pests require early planning

After a record setting cold spell around here lately, I’m more than ready to think about spring and...

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A Plant for Salty Places

This blog entry will be a little ramble-y, but hopefully I'll be able to tie it all up in the end,...

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Giving Thanks For New Beginnings

Welcome to the new year!!  I am loving this winter so far.  We are actually having some...

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2017 New Years’ Resolution

2017..."New Year – New You". It's a good time to look back on the last growing season and, of...

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Fending off problems with rosemary during the winter

Happy Solstice, or rather the day after! We’ve had a couple of weeks of sub-zero weather to remind...