Monthly Archives: January 2015

Zipping Up Winter Vegetables

Rockin’ Roots & Kicky Coles Years ago, I was discussing winter gardening with Steve Solomon. We were both writing for Sasquatch Press in those days, and his book Growing Vegetables West Of The Cascades was game changing for me and … Continue reading

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What IS The Soil Food Web, Anyway?

  A World In Every Spoonful Of Soil I was recently asked to explain what the soil food web might be. A decade or so ago, only a handful of people in the country had even heard the term. These … Continue reading

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When Kissing Cousins Marry

You Say Tomato, I Say Potato It’s not often that a childhood fantasy comes true, but my, how delightful when one does. As a kid, I was fascinated by a neighbor’s mail order plant catalogs, especially those that featured amazing … Continue reading

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Brightening The Bleak Midwinter

  Feeding Body And Spirit This has been a tough winter in some ways, notably for family and dear friends struggling with physical and emotional issues. Several friends are dealing with serious illness and wounding, while others experience deep depression … Continue reading

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