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Why Farmers Market Prices Are Sometimes Higher Than Supermarkets. Hint: They're Worth It!

The other day, I was reading an online discussion about the Farmers Market produce prices and Supermarket Prices. The discussion was both enlightening and discouraging. Let me explain. 932 more words


A Good Year for the Roses

For most of the country we have been enduring some extreme weather over the past couple of months.

I saw thunder and lightning followed by heavy hale in New Plymouth, and torrential rain pretty much across the whole of the north island. 121 more words

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Lateral Thinking

Tomatoes are basically vines, and to get the best results from your tomato plant, you want it to do two things: grow up and produce fruit. 255 more words


Gardening with Ollas

I, like most gardeners, like to try new things in my garden. ┬áThis year Mt. Garfield Greenhouse carried a new product that represented old-school technology–the Olla (pronounced oy-ya)–from… 499 more words

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