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Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the garden... Orchids 2 Consider this a public serviced announcement, Monday is the final day of Key West ...
by Eddie C
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Apr 20, 2014 at 08:07 AM PDT with 86 Recommends
It is in my favorite glass house. It is called Key West Contemporary.
by Eddie C
Comment Count 60 comments on Sun Mar 23, 2014 at 05:00 AM PDT with 126 Recommends
by Eddie C
Comment Count 136 comments on Thu Feb 27, 2014 at 04:27 PM PST with 375 Recommends
Clicking on this link http://www.guideline.gov/content.aspx?f=rss&id=44349&osrc=12#Section420 takes us to an AHRQ "Guideline Summary", Best Evidence Statement...Horticultural therapy for ...
by mettle fatigue
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Sep 15, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
In Japan there is a National Chrysanthemum Day that is called "The Festival of Happiness." For anyone who lives close enough to the New York Botanical Garden, Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden ...
by Eddie C
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Oct 25, 2013 at 04:34 PM PDT with 57 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Apr 13, 2013 at 07:46 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
My Bubbe wants me to whack the hell out of her orange trees and I have done some research - but my Mum insists that ALL of it is wrong. Not that she is an expert in orange trees - but she just ...
by Mortifyd
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 11:17 AM PST with 6 Recommends
These days it's all genetic engineering and cloning and gene splicing and recombinant DNA. Our friends at Monsanto market the herbicide Roundup and, quelle surprise, have blanketed the nation's ...
by draghnfly
Comment Count 87 comments on Fri Aug 17, 2012 at 11:13 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
Continuing the saga of my friend Ron's battle with the City of L.A. over his edible garden in the public parkway. Ron and I have taken to calling him a 'gangster gardener'
by Bonifer
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Aug 19, 2011 at 09:02 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I got some feedback on the first diary and have made some of you editors, who responded, and Got a Grip is my alternate administrator, as I think it's a good idea to have more than one admin on a ...
by Miep
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue May 17, 2011 at 07:22 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
A football game. The historic trees @ Toomer's corner were poisoned the day after the National Championship game. A caller to the Paul Finebaum show, a syndicated sports talk show, called in to the ...
by wargolem
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Feb 16, 2011 at 05:12 PM PST with 22 Recommends
Well, it doesn't have to be a five gallon bucket. Some are smaller. All come with lids, and something inside them, which one is purchasing. The bucket is just the packaging. But a five gallon ...
by Miep
Comment Count 161 comments on Tue Apr 13, 2010 at 05:06 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
No more snow job photo diaries out of me. Since it is midwinter and everyone can use a little break from the cold, I think a little Brazilian Modern is in order.
by Eddie C
Comment Count 40 comments on Mon Feb 22, 2010 at 07:30 PM PST with 56 Recommends
In discovering the beauty, diversity, and significance of plants, the northeastern flower that inspires many is the cherry blossom. As the days grow longer the cherry blossom that has indigenous ...
by Eddie C
Comment Count 70 comments on Sun Oct 11, 2009 at 04:42 PM PDT with 66 Recommends
Composting really isn’t a cut and dried activity; it’s more like what happens when you let things sit around and rot. Managing composting is about which things you let rot, and where, ...
by mieprowan
Comment Count 77 comments on Wed May 20, 2009 at 03:44 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Someone here asked me the other day, “why bother trying to garden in the desert?” It hadn’t occurred to me to ask myself that question. I want to write more about how to garden in ...
by mieprowan
Comment Count 106 comments on Sun May 17, 2009 at 05:11 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Good evening from this very white New York City. I wrote a review of February Sunsets last night pointing how mild ...
by Eddie C
Comment Count 122 comments on Mon Mar 02, 2009 at 05:39 PM PST with 95 Recommends
Ruh-roh: Apparently produce in the U.S. not only tastes worse than it did in your grandparents' days, it also contains fewer nutrients — at least according to Donald R. ...
by Nulwee
Comment Count 95 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2009 at 07:59 AM PST with 34 Recommends
There are a number of plant families of which I am especially fond. The mints and the legumes alone could keep one busy for a lifetime. But there is nothing that quite captures my imagination so ...
by mieprowan
Comment Count 44 comments on Tue Dec 23, 2008 at 06:57 PM PST with 10 Recommends
After posting my last blog, it became clear to me that, of the many problems I have with Daily Kos, the biggest one, ironically, has to do with how many inordinately kind people there are here. I&...
by mieprowan
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2008 at 06:59 PM PST with 6 Recommends