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The Old Garden

When I was younger I was sure writing was my calling. In my teens I chose my genere: gruesome horror and disturbing, but abstract poetry. Safe to say I was not the most popular fifteen year old. 1,456 more words

The Benefits of Seed Saving

Seed saving, or the practice of leaving plants in the ground until they begin to seed and then harvesting the seeds for later use, was commonly practiced by gardeners and farmers for most of human history. 603 more words

Celeriac with Lentils and Hazelnuts

Last week, I cleared out quite a bit of my celeriac from the hugelkultur.  There may therefore be quite a few recipes featuring this vegetable in the next week. 255 more words


Winter guests

We have had a few glorious days of winter this last weekend.

You may notice that the deer have been pawing under the rose hedge. And they have made it a temporary sleeping place. 10 more words


Learn About the First Greenhouses with Antiques Expert Frank Farmer Loomis

Visit local historical greenhouses while learning about their unique history in a new Communiversity course taught by a local author and antiques appraiser.

Written by Cassie Lipp, 488 more words


A Gardener’s Guide to Beating the Winter Blues

It’s clear that winter in Iowa is a good time for hibernating. When December rolls around you’ve shut down your summer garden and moved what you can indoors. 517 more words

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