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The Ineffectual Landscaping Fabric of Despair

What this landscaping fabric was not good for: restraining weeds.  As you can see, roots have shot right through it. What this landscaping fabric is great for: poking up through the weeds that have taken over the spot in garish white plastic strips. The previous

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Today Is World Naked Gardening Day

Today is World Naked Gardening Day, but I can’t help but think that my bare feet wouldn’t feel very good pushing a shovel into the ground.

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Scythe For America?

I’ve learned this morning about a new British passion. Well, actually, it’s an old passion, but it’s newly reborn. I’m talking about the scythe. The scythe is an ancient tool with a curved wooden handle and a long metal blade. Before gasoline-powered lawn mowers, the

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