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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 :-)
It should be welcome news for weary…Continue
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…Continue
Sip Lattés and Fix Busted Stuff at the Repair Café
By Katherine Sharpe
It says something about where we’ve come as a society that the simple act of fixing something that’s broken is considered a revolutionary act. Yet here we are. It’s cheaper and easier to buy a new toaster, lamp, printer, or chair than it is to mend the one you have when it breaks — never mind that you may already be jonesing for an…Continue