Ministry Of Controversy

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Photo courtesy of Andrew Cline and shutterstock.com I had no idea it was National Margarita Day. A Sanibel Island waitress mentioned it to us a few weeks ago. I was …

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Unlike scrapbooking, genealogy, homebrewing, model trains, or cosplay, gardening brings with it an inseparable relationship to time and season. During the late fall and early spring—whenever those may fall for …

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Lake Superior image courtesy of Shutterstock The drought news from the West and Southwest combined with watching Interstellar over the weekend has me thinking about water and the lack thereof. …

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Trees courtesy of shutterstock You might not know we reelected a president last week from reading this site. We try to stick to gardening politics. But presidents do have an …

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In the last year or so, we’re hearing that there are better uses for our land than turfgrass, that unless it’s needed for sport or play, you can save on …

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It’s ironic that by far the largest and most beautiful garden catalogs I receive are for the smallest commodities. And some might find it sad that I never buy any …

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First, the Gardenblogger Fling happened last weekend in Toronto and was a roaring success.  Thanks again to the local organizes, who created 4+ fabulous days of events and then herded …

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The San Francisco Chronicle has reported that the City of San Francisco is working through a process of notifying residents that the street trees next to their property are now …

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Welcome to the groovy world of glow-in-the-dark plants. They’re not much more than a novelty now, but a company called Bioglow has been developing plants that produce their own ambient …

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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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