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Another in a series of posts to bring you interesting garden-related stories. This week we have links to a few articles we think you'll like and news about events in Southern California. A Plan to Turn Brooklyn's Unused Acres Green: This article is about a truly great idea that a group of Brooklyn gardeners called... Continue Reading →
Saturday: The bees are coming today! To get ready for their arrival, I'm preparing their sugar syrup and making a homemade version of Honey B Healthy, a nourishing supplement that is added to the syrup. I'll be teaching my co-workers how to be beekeepers and they'll be installing the bees on Sunday with my guidance. Ray built us... Continue Reading →
I've been in my house for most of the time that I've lived in California — 19 years. And in all that time I've missed having the big, productive vegetable garden that I had in Pennsylvania. There are a lot of reasons that I haven't been growing vegetables here; too little time, not enough sun,... Continue Reading →
Here are a couple of things I read over the past week that you might want to take a look at. The Cost of a Green Lawn. There's a new law in New Jersey limiting the amount of fertilizer that homeowners and landscapers can use on lawns. The law was passed after environmental activists warned... Continue Reading →
A couple of weeks ago I spent a relaxing, fun afternoon creating a few succulent terrariums for myself and for birthday gifts. It's super easy and they look really beautiful. You'll need the following: Succulent plants or cuttings. Mix and match different leaf shapes and textures. Containers Small stones — whatever you like. I used... Continue Reading →
...and other news. Here are a few stories that we've come across in the past few days that we think you might find interesting. School Wildlife Habitats We loved this one in particular. We all know about the life-enhancing lessons that kids take away from school (food) gardens. Well here's another powerful way to engage... Continue Reading →
You may have noticed that we haven't posted anything new in a while — since before Christmas as a matter of fact. Mary Beth and I are busy with other projects, but we wanted to let you know that we'll be back soon. Stay tuned.