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Planting a Pollinator Garden

On Friday I talked about the Million Pollinator Challenge and I linked to the site. Today I am going to get more specific about one aspect of that challenge, planting your garden. 379 more words

Backyard Wildlife

Treading more lightly on the land

The onions are not the main purpose of this story – more on those a little later. They are just more visually appealing than the sight of rubbish sorting at its most basic level. 803 more words

Tikorangi: The Jury Garden

Stop Right There! Is It Safe to Clean Up Your Garden Yet?

You’re going to hear a lot about pollinators from me and all the other Garden Writers (yes, I use capital letters because we’re all members of GWA, formerly Garden Writers of America) in the next few months. 405 more words

Backyard Wildlife

Time for a Road Trip to Bart's Cobble!

For those of you who might be traveling to New England to visit colleges in the near future, of if anyone has some time the next couple of weeks, it’s time to take a trip to Bartholomew’s Cobble in Sheffield, Massachusetts–in the Berkshires, just a little bit over the Connecticut border. 113 more words

Sustainable Living

Matrix Gardening: What & Why

  Shoots and tendrils surge forth from the warming soil, stretching and extending towards the sky where the sun would soon embrace them in her benevolent arms.  455 more words


Spring Seedling Sale!

We may be in the midst of a nor’easter, but spring is just a week away!  Get a jump start on your vegetable and herb garden with seedlings grown to order by Sweet Earth Co. 51 more words

All earthworms are not created equal

All earthworms are not the same! Really? Yes really! :) I often find myself clarifying this notion during my encounters with different people but don’t worry, I once held the same view. 261 more words

Sustainable Gardening