Category Archives: Planting & Transplanting

Cherishing Our Gardening Elders

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Carol, living her bucket list but leaving her bucket behind A Marvelous Role Model About five years ago, my dear friend Carol decided to emigrate to Panama. A vibrant 88 year old, Carol was one of my life heroes, a … Continue reading

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When Weather Wins

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A few stray blooms amid the snow and ice Holidays Happen When They Happen After a week of snowy gardens and icy roads, the rain comes as a very welcome relief. After stir crazy days of not being able to … Continue reading

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Growing Sweetgrass

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Sweetgrass holds fragrance but loses ground without help Preserving By Propagation President Biden proclaimed today as the second national celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day and a lot of people are wondering just how to celebrate. There are a lot of … Continue reading

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New Life For Old Potting Soil

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Refreshing weary soil (or medium) benefits plants indoors and out Waking Up Worn Out Soil As autumn arrives, many of us clear out planters and containers, tossing dead or aging plants on the compost heap or into the green waste … Continue reading

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