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There's a New Bug in Town

Typing this is my “tax break.”–No, not the kind the IRS gives you, but the physical break you take after working on your taxes for three hours.  512 more words

Stratifying the Natives

All winter long, there have been gallon jugs of soil sitting outside my house. The jugs used to carry water or milk, but some colleagues and I got together for a “Prop Party”, and filled the used jugs partway with a leaf-litter based soil, and planted native seeds. 327 more words

Native Plants

Tuesday View: 24/01/17

The last few days here have been very cold but settled, frosty and still. Pretty to look at. The frost barely defrosts even in direct sunlight and so little actual garden work can be done.   328 more words

Tuesday View

Seedhead Sunday

Scott at Rhone Street Gardens had the idea of posting a picture of seedheads on every Sunday. The inspiration was well-timed, as fall and winter are the seasons for seedheads in the garden. 83 more words

Native Plants And Wildflowers

Changes in the land

With apologies to William Cronin for taking his title, this is an update on changes in my land — the old field, the wood lot and the election. 470 more words