Category Archives: Care & Feeding

When The World Is Changing, We Change Too

Print PDFClimate change helps peaches grow in Western Washington now Changing Along With Climate Change 

 When I sat down to write this post, I found myself getting sidetracked more and more readily, always a sign of reluctance to come … Continue reading

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Lose The Lawn, Mitigate Climate Change

Print PDFProtecting pollinators nurtures life on the planet Making The Best Of The Worst Argh! Seems like every day brings more dire news about the environmental devastation climate change is causing. It makes me cry; sorrow for the planet feels … Continue reading

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When In Drought, Make Herb Salts

Print PDFGenovese basil salt tastes fabulous Helping Pollinators Through Dry Summers My bee keeper friend Charles showed me a picture of his bees during our recent heat dome event. Except for a few guards left to mind the glass-sided hive, … Continue reading

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Scabby Potatoes & Summery Salads

Print PDFScab is the athlete’s foot of the garden, present everywhere Cleaning Up Scabby Soil The Pea Patch I inherited produced a lot of volunteers this spring, relicts of past crops. I left a lot of the borage for the … Continue reading

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