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Spring Planning for the Garden

Spring is here!  What shall I plant in my garden plot? Here’s that garden plot. Right now, a snow shovel is the most that I could plant.  But that doesn’t stop me from dreaming.  Right now, I’m dreaming of a plum tree. What are your

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Compost Matters: The Pumpkin Patch Proof

You want proof that compost matters in your garden? Check this out. A year ago next week, I moved from Ohio to Maine and promptly started filling up a compost bin. Two weeks ago, I turned out my first big batch of compost from the

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The Acorn to Oak Test: Soil or Fridge?

Outside the house where I live in Maine is a big, tall red oak tree that has been producing acorns in such great number that as squirrels run about the branches they come down like rain — or hail, perhaps. The last person to live

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