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Some Scary News for Halloween

On the one hand, I suppose you could think of this as advance planning.

On the other, it’s just more evidence of the ways in which the world where we all garden is dramatically changing (which I’m sure isn’t news to many people by now!) 316 more words

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Garden Paradise

I think the ancient Persians were the original purveyors of the term paradise. It translates to something along the lines of walled enclosure. I agree that a walled enclosure can be a garden paradise, but I find my idea of garden paradise has changed over time. 316 more words

Treasure Coast Living

Winter Containers for South Florida

My husband likes to work with his hands, when we moved to South Florida there wasn’t enough room in our house for a workshop so we had one craned it. 433 more words

Treasure Coast Living

A New Weapon in the War Against Fungus Gnats

Last Week I received a great new product to test for fungus gnat control. It’s not an insecticide or a pesticide; rather it’s a barrier method for keeping the adult gnats for burrowing down into the soil of the plants and laying eggs. 278 more words

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Five Reasons to Pee in Your Garden

By Sarah “Steve” Mosko

Appeared: Surf City Voice, 26 Oct, 2014

I confess, my husband and I both pee in our backyard garden, waiting until nightfall so as not to surprise neighbors. 1,547 more words

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Pastorek Habitat Blog reaches 10,000 hits, offers exclusive, rare seed

We at Pastorek Habitats (that’s me and Candi), are pleased to announce that after only a year and a half and 120 posts, our blog has officially reached an incredible 10,000 viewers: people like yourself. 130 more words

Regional sustainability

There is a lot to read about sustainability these days, is it possible it is a local phenomena? It has to be. Given that the idea of sustainability is to save time, money and materials by using what is available locally – you have to find out what is around. 314 more words

Treasure Coast Living