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Reincarnation For Plastic Plant Pots

Print PDFPlant pots offer years of useful service Zero Waste Says Reduce, Re-use, Recycle This weekend we held an Ice Cream Social at the Senior Center. Sadly, the day was rainy and cold but happily, lots of people showed up … Continue reading

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How Herbicides Contaminate Compost

Print PDFThe Pea Test reveals the presence of Clopyralid Of Horsetail and Herbicides A troubled reader writes: “Horse tails have been in the front portion of my property for three years now, but they are now popping up in my … Continue reading

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Soil Food Feeds Plants

Print PDFBunnies and chickens together make excellent soil food Making Garden Gold At Home Over the past couple of years, the pandemic kept many people closer to home than usual, and many of them found gardening to be a comfort … Continue reading

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Birds Love Seeds, Bunnies Love Greens

Print PDFIllustration by Garth Williams (from Margaret Wise Brown’s book, Mister Dog) Giving Seed Saving New Meaning Seeds are such little miracles, bundles of protein and promise. Seeds can nurture living beings and create new plants. Seeds can also invite … Continue reading

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