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Heading Into August

You may have heard that it’s been hot here.  Even for me, it’s been hot.  Just walking outside, not even exerting myself, I started sweating.  But it’s already broken, thank goodness.  The plants are looking a bit tired of the … Continue reading

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A Post from the Midwest

I have been visiting my mother in Illinois the past few days.  Last fall, I was here when farmers were harvesting corn.  This summer, all the corn has grown up and this is what many country roads look like: Here … Continue reading

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Flowers and Vegetables: A Good Combination

Since I think it makes a healthier ecosystem to mix flowers in among vegetables, I have encouraged flower reseeding in the Plot Against Hunger garden. When you do this sort of thing, like a vegetable only garden, it needs managing. … Continue reading

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