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Uncovering Spring

With an eye to the ten-day forecast here in Central Maine, I decided that last night was the last hard frost we’d see.  So off came the warm, protective bed of needles I’d placed over beds of garlic and strawberries last November.  The needles I

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Bounty

The first sign of the end of summer is here in my garden.   The garlic is in and braided, ready to hang up for the winter. Can you guess which braid or braids was made by my hands? A portion of this year’s cloves

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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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