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Potato Study Update -- Parisi Family Farm

Last year we carried out a potato study with market gardeners. We found that growing potatoes on the surface was a significant savings in labor with only a small sacrifice in yield by area (read more complete results… 274 more words

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Hour-Per-Day Gardening Continues

The hour-per-day gardening project is through mid-summer. Daily temps have come down to the mid-80°Fs, and regular rain is back. The weeds seem to be winning the battle, even in the plot where I used cardboard sheet mulch. 654 more words

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Garden Tour, Sunday, August 11, 3 p.m.

Are you feeling overwhelmed by weeds this season? Have I got the garden tour for you to know you’re not alone. We’ll be hosting a group from the Sustainable Gardening Club out of Madison this Sunday at 3:00 p.m. 164 more words

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Hour-Per-Day Gardening Continues

The hour-per-day gardening project is through mid-summer. Daily temps have come down to the mid-80°Fs, and regular rain is back. The weeds seem to be winning the battle, even in the plot where I used cardboard sheet mulch. 294 more words

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Living Off the Forest in Eastern Europe

Photo: George Chernilevsky
A basket of wild mushrooms in Ukraine. Hunting mushrooms is a popular activity in Eastern Europe. And it’s good for the environment.
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Tips on getting an ROTC Scholarship

Serving the United States is one of the most honorable things a person can do and is an excellent opportunity for self-growth. ROTC benefits not only include a commission into the US Armed Forces, but full financial aid with college tuition, subsistence allowance, and opportunity for summer training. 339 more words

Hour-Per-Day Gardening Continues

The hour-per-day gardening project slogs on through the heat. Daily temps are at least in the high 80°Fs, and we haven’t had any significant rain for weeks. 361 more words

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