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Speedy turns turning into a chore, again

Peter’s mate Speedy, among his many other talents, mows lawns, and it was he I was speaking to the other day, ‘yeah mate, I could do with some more lawn clippings’. 276 more words

Learning to Garden

“I have not failed.  I just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”  ~ Thomas Edison

Another re-blog from years past (2012). Still true today. Enjoy!

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Kids Worm Bin

Kids can have a wonderful science project when they create a worm bin for their fruit and veggie garden. Red earthworms create food for the soil and nutrients for the plants called castings. 241 more words

Healthy Kids

Back to school, back to the garden

It’s still August, and we’ve been in school for 2.5 weeks.  (I know, I know.)  Nonetheless, it has been wonderful to be back out in the garden with the lovable children of Julian Elementary. 603 more words

School Garden

Things I'm Pretty Sure About...

I have been gardening organically since 1961. That was the year that gardening became my lifelong passion. I didn’t know what “organic” was until four years later, but that’s what I was doing all along. 741 more words