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by Amanda Morris, Ph.D. Super Sugar Snap. Queen Lime, Dancing Girls, and Color Crackle Zinnias. Chantenay Carrots. Moulin Rouge Beets. Mardi Gras Radishes. Neon Lights Swiss Chard. Just listen to …

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Hi friends! Sorry I’ve been so very, very absent–if you’re wondering why, it’s because I wrote a novel called Girl Waits with Gun and that shit is time-consuming. It’s coming out …

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Adirondack reds, dragon beans, small tomatoes (not sure of varieties) There’s still plenty in the garden, but recently I have been delighting in the often unexpected hues found in the …

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      We have a winner! Congrats: Linda Gribko! We posted about All the Presidents’ Gardens when Timber ran a contest to win a trip to DC, but didn’t …

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I stopped by the USDA research farm a couple of miles from my house to get a tour of their compost research, led by my former neighbor Walter Mulbry.  But …

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Should we strive for a “blemish-free, plastic-red saccharine orb” in Salvisa? I don’t think so. Shutterstock photo. As a young boy, I would have chosen a gumdrop tree over an …

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Readers may remember news that the first town in the U.S. had banned lawn pesticides on public and private property, just two years ago, followed by news of the campaign …

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Beautiful selection and variety of groses grown in California’s Monterey Bay region at Pajarosa Farms. Guest Rant by Debra Prinzing Earlier this week, Libby Francis-Baxter, owner of The Modest Florist …

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Google’s been in the news lately for having hired 200 goats to “mow” the grounds around their California headquarters.  But I’ll go parochial here and brag on the mowing goats …

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Harmoniagarden’s smart and funny co-founder Amy Stewart is sorely missed here, but she’s gone on to bigger things – novels! Her first, “Girl Waits with Gun,” will be out this …

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