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My Boise front garden this summer, two years after smothering the lawn with leaves. Got leaves? Use them to boost your garden’s soil and plant health, facilitate the design and …

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Some years back, I ran across some compostable water bottles at a Starbucks in Seattle and, because of the skepticism deeply embedded in  ProfessorRoush’s academic soul, I thought it would …

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Over the weekend, Susan and I heard from a garden writer who worried that he was about to be attacked by the Conard-Pyle company for not naming the Knock Out …

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Buffalo’s Delaware park At this time of year, I often prefer hiking to gardening. Late summer is my favorite time for the plants that grow wild in the parks and …

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We’ve all been there in one way or another – you awake at 3 am and groggily make your way to the bathroom.  No need for the light you think, …

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Glow of the moment, Spread my restless attention Like water, like peace. My garden will never be perfect. I know that. And sometimes that makes it hard to relax in. …

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Image by San Francisco Planning Department. This year’s international Park(ing) Day falls on September 19, a mere two weeks from now. On that day, individuals, groups, and businesses in cities …

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In May I talked to Doug Tallamy when he visited Buffalo to give a talk, and reported on it here. I recorded our conversation and finally finished a radio segment …

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  Protesters won’t have Monsanto to kick around any more, if this goes through. In case you hadn’t heard, two of the biggest Big Ag and Big Chem firms—St. Louis-based …

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Home tomorrow night? You can catch the newest documentary on Frederick Law Olmsted on PBS. Entitled Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America, this is a basic overview of the seminal landscape …

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