Monthly Archives: November 2010

Rerouting One-Way Waste

What does a decades-closed landfill have in common with local foods and fresh fish, algae and biodiesel? They’re all closely linked together in a new energy-creation and economic cycle: one that offsets harmful greenhouse gases while bettering the environment and … Continue reading

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Carrots in a Grow Bag

What can you grow in a Grow Bag? As we discovered in our test gardens this summer, almost anything! When we started thinking about all the different vegetable crops that might benefit from the ideal growing conditions in a Grow … Continue reading

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Culinary Herb Bouquets

Fall is a great time to cut and dry perennial herbs such as thyme, oregano, rosemary and bay. Use sharp scissors or flower snips to cut the stems. Keep the bundles relatively small and secure them with rubber bands. If … Continue reading

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Pretty Puschkinia

Meet the puschkinia, an understated beauty that’s perfect for an intimate garden, planting along a path or walkway, and carpeting the ground beneath trees or shrubs. What’s more, these bulbs bloom early and tolerate light shade. /*START inline box elements … Continue reading

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Windowsill Succulents

With the first frost, our collection of potted succulents must be brought in from the cold. After spending summer out in the alpine garden, they are brought indoors to the living room window.Unlike the other fall chores, this one is … Continue reading

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