Category Archives: Lawns

Have a Bee-Friendly Yard

National Honey Bee Day is this Saturday!  One way to “bee” friendly is to create a pollinator-friendly garden by avoiding pesticides and planting flowers that bloom at different times. All these flowers are indigenous to the Eastern United States.  They … Continue reading

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The Choice for Me: Chem Free!

Despite a recent and evolving Lyme diagnosis, I maintain my position of avoiding pesticide use.  As the ER team knows, I love to tell the kale “tree” story in which my kale crop flourished even in the depths of winter and … Continue reading

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Dandelions Are Our Friends

Dandelions contain protein, calcium, iron, Vitamins A & C.  There are uses for almost every part of the plant.  The roots and greens can be used to make a tonic that promotes digestion and acts as a diuretic.  Dandelions are also … Continue reading

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Lawn Lunch

You may have a salad growing in your yard. There are lots of reasons not to treat your lawn with chemicals and pesticides, and one of them is that your yard may be edible!   You may find your relationship … Continue reading

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Changing Up The Lawn

Even though the week started out snow-covered, I am still thinking about fixing my lawn this coming spring. Along with my natural lawn maintenance plan, I am searching for ways to create low maintenance lawn alternatives.  I want to add … Continue reading

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My Lawn, Your Lawn

Why is chemical treatment on my lawn such a big deal?  It’s my grass on my property.  It’s not like I’m spraying all my neighbor’s lawns or the playground or the dog park. It was presented to me like this- … Continue reading

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Organic Lawn Care Toolshed

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