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New Hawaiian Taro Plants
The hot summer weather may be long gone, but fall is a good time of year to reflect on what grew well and plan for next spring. Colocassia, or taro, is a tropical plant that has huge leaves and...
Composting is a great fall activity. Instead of shipping your leaves, grass clippings, and old annual plants to the landfill, they can be used to make a rich soil amendment for your garden. Most...
Creating a Nation of Farmers
It is well-known that there are serious problems with our food system. Its heavily dependent on fossil fuels, making it vulnerable to rising gas and oil prices. It contributes to pollution and...
Stop Cats from Catching Birds
Cats are cute and cuddly, but they still are felines. Their instincts are to hunt. Many cat owners are horrified to find their cat stalking and killing birds, especially those at the bird feeder....
In the Garden
Among the dozen speckled, brown-and-tan, fresh-laid eggs were two cracked ones. I grimaced -- and hesitated. The farmer dropped the price to $2. "They'll be fine if you eat them in a day or two," he said. I nodded, adding them to the Farmers' Market's...
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HortScience Online Which indoor ornamental plants remove volatile indoor pollutants? The HortScience Online Web...
Nature As Inspiration Looking for a collection of short story fiction to savor? Join the authors of Off The Beaten...
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