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Our 2013 Critter Protection Experiments

As you know, it’s an every day fight.  During the kale season – it’s not over yet – we are using – a fiberglass window screen to protect our greens again the cabbage moth.  The result is shown below: nice…

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What to do when your watering can is too small?

Use a bigger one!Some of my herbs and flowers are located more than 200 feet from the water source and cover a 300 square foot area.  A 2 gallon watering can just doesn’t work.  I know, I tried.  That’s why…

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Cabbageworm Armageddon: Round 2

Having only a handful of broccoli plants to grow, it’s doesn’t bother us to have few cabbageworms   eating the leaves of our plants.  It’s the buds not the leaves that interest us.  To keep the damage on the leaves under…

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Growing radishes inside !?

Yep! While waiting for our seedlings to grow.   🙂 This is our Grow It Eat It 2013 Year of the Root Vegetables display.  It’s in use during our Grow It Eat It presentations and exhibits. We seeded the cherrybell radishes,…

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Happy Pi Day !!!!

To celebrate the day,  we need a pie in a Pi plate !

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Growing veggies and herbs at your window

Having all year-round fresh veggies and herbs growing in your window is the idea proposed by Biocité a Quebec, Canada – a company that uses recycled glass bottles, and WindowFarm – a New York company offering a ready-to-use system or…

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Website for news and information against the BMSB

 www.stopbmsb.org     This is a website of a team of more than 50 researchers at 10 institutions across the United States with the goal to to form a defense against the invasive pest brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB).      They…

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