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More Insects, Please!

Spring is here, and I suspect you’re not hearing anyone say, “I want more insects in my yard this year!” Instead, I suspect it will be “Help! I have too many aphids!” or “Japanese beetles are eating my roses!”    (Left) Yellow … Continue reading

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How to Get a Wheelbarrow Out of Your Living Room

MOM’s employees tend to be do-it-yourselfers. In my case, when my wife and I purchased our first home, we took on a fixer-upper. Alas, mumble-mumble years later we’re still fixing it up. Late last summer my darling wife lovingly mentioned … Continue reading

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Rain Garden: Just Say “No” to Watering

I like to conserve resources, like… effort.  Take the rain garden I recently finished building.  Sure, I shoveled and wheelbarrowed a dump truck’s worth of soil, and hand-built a thirty foot long retaining wall.  But, once I get the flowers … Continue reading

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Mulch and Faith

My beebalm (Monarda didyma) and anise hyssop (Agastache foeniculum) plants showed their first flowers of the season about two weeks ago.  For the beebalm (also known as oswego tea), it is its first flower ever, so I’ve talked about it … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Summer 2014   Photo Gallery: Summer Fruits and Veggies Photo Gallery: Chesapeake Bay, Eastern Shore of Maryland, Spring 2014 Photo Gallery: Roland’s Shed Photo Gallery: Save the Dandelions! Chem-free Campaign 2014  

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