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And ANOTHER great post on why NOT to rake those leaves, and just let our garden bee in the Fall. This one from the Xerces Society.

Support our pollinators and songbirds!

Put the rake and pruners down and nobody gets hurt! Your "messy" fall garden is teeming with life.

By Justin Wheeler from Xerces Society (home of bee love) You really need to check the link for the photos :-)

http://www.xerces.org/blog/put-down-those-pruners-pollinators-need-your-garden-garbage/

It should be welcome news for weary…

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Added by Beth Carruthers on October 22, 2016 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Micro-Videos with Rob Hopkins, Sophy Banks and Beyond

Locally produced video clips featuring leaders from Transition and Permaculture

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Added by Delvin Solkinson on October 21, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Reasons NOT to clean up the garden this fall

by Jessica Walliser: Twenty-some years ago, fresh out of college with a horticulture degree in-hand, I started teaching adult education classes at a local botanic garden. For many years, I taught a class called Preparing Your Garden for the Winter. I would show slides (remember those?) of how well-kept gardens should look in January. In the images, every plant was cut to the nub, except for the ornamental grasses and butterfly bushes, and the whole garden was snug under a thick layer of…

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Added by Beth Carruthers on October 16, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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