Monthly Archives: July 2011

Charlotte’s Legacy

Please Don’t Squash That Spider Almost every day recently I have blundered into spiderwebs that drape the garden, stretching from branch to twig to leaf everywhere I (don’t) look. It must be August, the month of spiders. Each summer, the … Continue reading

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To Water or Not?

Wise Watering, Smart Watering While I am well known for my non-fondness for lawns, I do understand that some folks just need them. I also get that for those with large spaces to cover, grass is the cheapest option going. … Continue reading

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Picnic Pleasures

Summery Sandwiches and Salads Here in the Northwest, the old joke that says summer starts on July 5th and ends July 6th. Though we’ve enjoyed some sunbreaks, the rainy and/or cloudy days are so far outnumbering the warm sunny ones … Continue reading

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Feeding Your Grafted Vegetables

Care & Nutrition For Super Natural Tomatoes The fitful summer warmth is stressing some of the heat loving vegetables, notably tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants. All prefer hot days and warm nights and milder weather is not to their liking. Indeed, … Continue reading

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