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A Whole Weekend of Gardening: Spring May Be Sprung

What a gardening weekend!  The weather was unbelievably beautiful with temperatures in the upper fifties and lower sixties.  It started with a work party on Saturday morning at the garden at Central Library.  What a great group of volunteers came!  … Continue reading

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Landscaping? Think About Making It Edible

Usually people think about ornamental landscaping and gardening as two different things.  Really, they don’t have to be.  Last year, I wrote about my friend Kim, who was using blueberries as foundation plantings and last Wednesday, Kirsten Conrad Buhls gave … Continue reading

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Ah, the Pleasures of the First Radish!

It has been such a glorious, warm spring that it would be hard not to be happy in the garden.  While it has been dry, and this warmth may have broader implications, who could fail to be thrilled by the … Continue reading

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Central Library Garden: The Continuous Yield

One of the stories emerging from the Central Library Garden this spring is the number of crops that wintered over. While Plot Against Hunger deliberately planted crops in the fall that would extend our season, we had no idea that we … Continue reading

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Yup, Still Harvesting

Cleaning up the garden is always bittersweet for me. After our recent day of snow, sleet and rain, I thought I should find out what was left and what I could harvest. It turned out there were lots of peppers … Continue reading

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Plotting Against Hunger

The Plot Against Hunger, a committee of the Arlington Food Assistance Center, has partnered with Arlington’s Central Library and other organizations to create a demonstration garden on the library grounds.  This year we have a new sign, courtesy of Martin … Continue reading

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