Category Archives: Teaching Gardening

Pretty Pomander Balls Smell Sweet

Print PDFLeave room between cloves because the orange will shrink Medieval Air Fresheners Back in the day—WAY back—even high-born European people lived in filth and squalor that would make most modern teenagers look like neatniks. With no understanding of the … Continue reading

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Gardening Together, Happily

Print PDFNever too old to garden; our beloved Carol inspires us all The Goodness Of Gardening I’ve been very grumpy lately for a raft of reasons, not least because I’ve been living with a minor but uncomfortable and annoying health … Continue reading

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There’s Power In A Single Tree

Print PDFUrban neighborhoods benefit even from tiny trees Planting Trees For People & The Planet During the recent heat dome event, walking through my increasingly urban neighborhood made the value of neighborhood trees clear. Even as temperatures soared, places where … Continue reading

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Books That Build Us

Print PDFBooks I Love Books That Become Friends Yesterday a dear friend sent me an article by Salman Rushdie called Ask Yourself Which Books You Truly Love. The author talks about the power of story and the kind of stories … Continue reading

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