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Would you look at that?
There are a bunch of volunteers who faithfully return to our backyard each and every summer. I dont know exactly when all this began, but it must now be nearing a decade. My thesaurus says a voluntee...
8/30/13 at 7:30 AM Thoughts while shelling and snippin’ 7/30/13 at 10:08 AM
Rain rain go away 5/13/10 at 9:03 AM
The intermittent gardener...
On days when the temperatures are tolerable I do marathon sessions in my garden. I typically tell myself that I will just be out there for two hours and six hours later when I wander back inside I won...
8/24/13 at 2:54 PM Sitting out in the dirt... 7/21/13 at 9:35 PM
Weed free bird seed! 6/30/13 at 7:12 PM
A hydroponic greenhouse.
I think I have figured out how to beat the aging process. As I see it, the key is to elevate all of your work to a height equal to your kitchen counter. I have used this guide in almost everyt...
7/5/13 at 6:21 AM A time to grow 5/28/09 at 4:25 AM
Pun in the Garden!
I spent a good deal of this beautiful summer day out in my yard and garden. Besides being a balm for my mental health, the sun has also been bringing all of my plants along very nicely. Lettuce take...
7/3/13 at 5:20 PM Raspberries 7/16/11 at 3:28 PM
First Food from the Garden 6/29/11 at 7:01 PM
5 Ways to Beautify Your Outdoor Space for Less
Longer days and warmer weather have us thinking spring. However, when all this snow melts it may take some work bring your landscaping back to life. Spring might still be a ways off, but now is the ti...
4/2/13 at 10:34 AM
The year of the garden
That's what this is going to be. Or, perhaps more accurately, I could call it "The Summer of the Chores." :) I'm starting to get really jazzed for the coming gardening season--does that happen to you...
2/11/13 at 8:36 AM The possibilities are endless 1/4/13 at 7:36 AM
Happy accidents 7/18/12 at 7:26 AM
Look where I found some quirky and fun cakes - Areavoices Digest #86
What is this a picture of? It's a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, right? Wrong. Look again. It's actually a peanut butter and jelly sandwich...
8/15/12 at 3:05 PM Areavoices Digest #62 - What exactly is "Geek Culture" anyway? 2/1/12 at 3:16 PM
Areavoices Digest #34 - How to keep Facebook friends from cringing 6/1/11 at 1:41 PM
Edible Classroom Begins
Want something educational for your child to do while you shop at the MitchellFarmers' Market? Our Edible Classroom is a 4 week session for children going into grades 3-5 from 10-11 am during the Mar...
7/13/12 at 1:01 PM
Watching the sky for giants.
My grand plan for this summer was to, each day, spend a little time on one subject - math, science, handwriting, history/geography. So far, that hasn't happened exactly as planned, probably partially ...
6/22/12 at 12:27 PM Now, to convince Adam to keep his digging to the sandbox.... 5/20/11 at 5:15 PM
If only trees grew as fast as the kids. 10/25/10 at 3:31 PM
Tomorrow on WDAZ News @5, we'll chat with Paul James, the host of HGTV's Gardening by the Yard. He'll be talking with us from the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C. on National Public Gardens Day...
5/10/12 at 11:40 AM Jason Cameron 4/5/11 at 6:38 AM
Watching the Grass Grow 6/4/09 at 1:06 AM
I'm an observer -- I'm one of those people who would like nothing more than to sit in the mall and watch people. I would try and imagine those people's lives and what they do, where they're going, wha...
5/9/12 at 3:13 PM Filling out the flower bed 7/6/11 at 3:45 PM
Yay! Summer has arrived! 6/30/11 at 10:51 AM
Last Weekend's Dining: Return to Passage To India, Return To Samurai
This past weekend, my muscles felt like jelly. After wondering what was wrong with me, I finally accepted that I was merely worn out. We never really caught up or recuperated after our Easter trip t...
4/26/12 at 5:18 PM I Love This Photograph 3/12/12 at 8:26 PM
Sick With A Sack O’ Potatoes & Heirloom Seeds 2/20/12 at 5:38 PM
Now that youve gotten some ideas as to what to plant in your garden, heres a great way to add some other decorations and color to your yard! This windchime project is an easy and fun project that is a...
3/28/12 at 10:22 AM Upper Midwest Gardening 3/27/12 at 10:30 AM
Pizza Vegetable Gardening 3/26/12 at 11:12 AM
Too short and just sweet enough
This was a great summer for my family. My children were healthy and happy and spent a lot of time outdoors riding bikes, swimming and playing with friends. I had a good time gardening, taking evening...
8/18/11 at 12:16 PM A lovely day 5/16/11 at 1:01 PM
Gardening on Saturday 4/8/11 at 2:35 PM
Lessons from the Garden
If you're a regular reader, you may remember the trouble I went through to create my first garden this spring. As stated in the mid-May column, I hadn't a clue what I was doing. My sister was questi...
7/13/11 at 9:20 AM