Assorted and Sundry for 09/04/29

The HomeGrown “In Food We Trust” Photo Essay Contest – You can win tickets to Bonnaroo this June by showing the judges (of which I am one. Bwahahaha… Not sure why that is menacing, actually.) in 6 photos or fewer, How are you eating differently these days and how are you connecting to the sources

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These are a Few of My Favourite Peas

These are the pea varieties I like best and am growing again this year. ‘Tom Thumb’ and ‘Dwarf Grey Sugar’ go in pots and everything else goes in even larger pots or in-ground at the community garden. I meant to write a post about planting my peas ages ago (peas generally go in early, as

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Experiments in Garlic Growing

Before I begin, a confession: I did not plant garlic last fall. You are horrified. You are storming away from this website in horror. Allow me to explain / make excuses. I managed to harvest my garlic early last fall and it was fantastic. The biggest and best garlic harvest we’ve ever had. I grew

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Fiskars Telescoping 12-Foot Tree Pruner

Fiskars, makers of the famous orange-handled crafting scissors and assorted gardening pruners, among other things (turns out they make boats too. o-kay), recently sent me their Power Stroke Telescoping Pruning Stik 12-Foot Tree Pruner as a solution to a problem we’ve been having at the community garden with weed trees taking over and throwing shade

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Event: Terrain at Styer’s

Hello Pennsylvania! I’m going to be giving two workshops and a presentation this coming Earth Day/Arbor Day Weekend at Terrain at Styer’s in Glen Mills, PA. Where: Terrain at Styer’s 914 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA, USA When: Saturday, April 25, 2009 and Sunday, April 26, 2009. Saturday: Windowsill Herb Gardening Workshop 11am & Container

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