Monthly Archives: November 2009

Ohio’s Gardening Guide

Garden Crusader Ronda Clark has worked to get gardening tools and know-how into the hands of people all across southeastern Ohio. Ronda Clark   Ronda Clark of Athens, OH, is one of the many people we met this year who … Continue reading

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Kitchen Gardens for All

Who’d have thought there would be a kitchen garden at the White House? Roger Doiron did, and now it’s happened. Roger is one of our 2009 Garden Crusaders, people who are making a difference through gardening. 2009 Garden Crusader Roger … Continue reading

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Houseplants as Houseguests

At this time of year, it’s easy to find yourself with a few new houseplants. They’re the outdoor plants that you can’t bear to toss out as winter weather arrives. .li-extra-space { margin-bottom: 0.5em; } Rubber grids help ensure high … Continue reading

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Meet a Crusader

In just four years, Urban Farming, a nonprofit founded by Taja Sevelle has helped plant 600 gardens in 17 cities and five countries. And they’ll keep expanding until their mission is accomplished: “We want to eradicate hunger, and we really … Continue reading

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Heirloom Christmas Cactus

Tough and long-lived, Christmas cactus can be passed easily from one generation to the next, blooming for family gatherings and cheering the darkening autumn days. I’ve given many cuttings of Grampa’s cactus to family and friends over the years. Someday, … Continue reading

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Meet Our Garden Crusaders

Our annual awards program honors individuals who are using gardening to bring about positive change in people’s lives, cultivate stronger communities and protect our environment. Taja Sevelle Roger Doiron Vicki Nowicki José Soto Ronda Clark Our annual awards program honors … Continue reading

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Homemade Art to Light the Night

Once the holidays are near, I have the entryway and windows lit up with lights. But what about that dreadful month of November? Our light sculpture started with two rusted steel bands from an old whiskey barrel planter.   By … Continue reading

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