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Wordless Wednesday--Be Kind to Pollinators

What on earth is this? Obviously it’s a root ball. It’s actually a house plant that I had taken out of a pot and was getting ready to discard because it was too scale infested to keep. 264 more words

Wordless Wednesdays

If You Can't Beat It, Eat It?

Foraging has come back into vogue (if indeed it every went out of style) and one of the “trendiest” plants to eat is the invasive plant garlic mustard ( 406 more words

Sustainable Living

Calling gardeners and art lovers

National WI have just announced details of 2 exciting new events for gardeners and art lovers: Sustainable Gardening Day with Bob Flowers of BBC Radio Gardeners’ World fame in September and a day looking at… 24 more words

National WI

The Right Tool Makes Everything Better

After an extremely dry 15 months, we had some rain the first week of May. It didn’t help the plants along as much as I would have hoped. 292 more words

Sustainable Living

Local Gardener Skips Soil: Hydroponics Garden

Turning the desert into an ‘oasis of healthy eating

The Victorville Daily Press released an  interesting article about a local gardener who uses hydroponics to grow his vegetables.  18 more words

High Desert Living

Hugelkultur Bed Construction for Large and Small Spaces

Learn how to construct two different types of Hügelkultur raised beds which will allow you to compost all those heavy branches, tree trunks and woody prunings while at the same time improving the fertility and water retention of your soil. 61 more words

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Recycling in the Garden

The Spoiler & I belong to a service called “Recyclebank” that supposedly gives you points every time you recycle. Because we live on a street that begins in one town and ends in another, no service like this can ever find us because our street address doesn’t exist (and it’s a heck of a thing for GPS too! 374 more words

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