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Wordless Wednesday--Poisoned!

If you have any doubt about what did this after Monday’s post, I have to wonder about you.

This is caused by the pesticide drift from the backpack sprayer where the lawn guys applied broadleaf weed control in my yard. 184 more words

Wordless Wednesdays

Organic Gardening Catastrophe

I arrived home from work on a Tuesday afternoon about a week or so ago, stepped from my car and smelled the unmistakable smell of chemicals. 487 more words

Sustainable Living

Sustainable Landscaping on the Eastern Shore

  • Do you have property on the Maryland Eastern Shore?
  • Are you looking to revamp — or just add finishing touches — to your home’s landscape?
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Lawn & Garden

The Master Gardeners' Bookshelf―Planting in a Post-Wild World

by Susan Wilhelm, Certified Master Gardener

Planting in a Post-Wild World by Thomas Rainer and Claudia West (2015) provides concrete advice for designing, planting, and managing sustainable landscapes based on what we know about how plants grow in nature. 174 more words

The Master Gardeners' Bookshelf

Weekly Garden Update: August 6

Sorry for the delay on this week’s post but the reason I am late pertains to the subject of this week’s message. I am going to address keeping your body healthy during the gardening season. 391 more words

Sustainable Gardening

Friends with Great Benefits

The work of the humble earthworm is not possible without the hands of many friends! 

Whether you are actively composting or you are just allowing your materials to rot in that special pile somewhere in your backyard, the presence of these moldy, and sometimes spore-like structures might have caught your attention. 259 more words

Sustainable Gardening

Weekly Garden Update: July 9

Hi All! Every Sunday I will be providing a weekly update of the happenings at my urban country garden the previous week. This may include photos, stories, garden tips and maybe even some pop up plant sales. 215 more words

Sustainable Gardening