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Sustainable Farming and Opportunites for Volunteers on Organic Farms

These links deal with sustainable and organic farming. The Cornucopia Institute is especially appealing to me because of its emphasis on pairing farms with local consumers. It is an extension of the notion of Community Supported Agriculture. We belong to FACSAP. The second link gives ways to volunteer on organic farms throughout the world. Cornucopia […]

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view du jour – March 24, 2010

Late March and the Blood Root we planted last year is blooming! Lynn pointed the blooms out to me this past weekend. Click for a larger image. They are beautiful.

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Landscaping with bottles and caring for Peonies; Gardening links for 2009-06-02

While in Brooklyn in earlier May we came upon a garden along a sidewalk near the Gowanus Canal. Whoever put it together used bottles as a border in one part to provide some height differential. it was very effective visually and structurally. A link to instructions for such a project is below along with a […]

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Plants to improve indoor air & Lifehacker top 10 2009-03-03

Workspace: Three Plants that Give You Better Indoor Air Kamal Meattle used three just three indoor plant species to increase oxygen, filter air, and boost general health at a a New Delhi business park. You too can use them to freshen your indoor space. (tags: health plants ted lifehacker plant air) Lifehacker Top 10: Top […]

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Landscaping, Eggplant Recipe, & A Place to Bury Strangers links for 2008-09-10

Landscaping  Chesapeake Ecology Center The following chapter is excerpted from the newly released conservation landscaping primer entitled, Ecoscaping Back to the Future…Restoring Chesapeake Landscapes. (tags: landscaping conservation) Eggplant Recipe Eggplant, Yogurt and Feta Spread A hearty, delicious dip that will make a tasty appetizer or try packing in your lunch to add a little excitement […]

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A Place to Bury Strangers and Morningside Farms links for 2008-05-05

FEVER – The Blog: A Place to Bury Strangers opening for NIN in Dallas With APTBS on board, I think it will officially be the noisiest show in American Airline Center history. (tags: aptbs nin) Morningside Farm and Nursery | We Grow Gardens We welcome beginners as well as experienced gardeners, and there’s something for […]

Birthday visit to Morningside Farms & Nursery

Yesterday was my birthday. We took a trip to Culpeper, VA for two reasons. One was to have lunch at Foti’s, an excellent restaurant in Culpeper. It’s a real treat to have a meal at Foti’s, and they did not disappoint. The meal and service was excellent! The other reason was to visit Morningside Farms […]

Banana Tree Seeds & Plants; Python tutorial links for 2007-12-24

Tropical Plants and Palm Trees by The Banana Tree, Tropical Seeds, Banana trees, Banana Plant” The Banana Tree Inc. – tropical plants, tropical Seeds, banana trees and Palm Trees from around The world, delivered to your doorstep.” (tags: banana gardening) One Day of IDLE Toying “The plan is to go through a small session with […]

Seed Starting

I started some tomato, pepper, lettuce, basil, and assorted flower seeds about 10 days ago. The pepper seeds haven’t sprouted yet, but most of the others have the first pair of leaves out. Today I planted seeds for Maltese Cross and Red Milkweed. These are seeds that are suppose to be chilled before planting, so […]