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This screen saver bugs me

I was sitting at my computer when the screen saver came on. What? Had I fallen asleep? I haven’t ever done that. Wait! That’s not a screen saver. I’m awake. I’m typing. That’s a live brown marmorated stink bug walking…

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Eat your landscaping

Adrian Higgins, “Garden” columnist of the Washington Post, interviews Rosalind Creasy, author of the “Edible Landscaping,” which moved veggies and other edibles from backyard gardens to landscapes wherever they might be. To read “Romancing the vegetable garden,” CLICK HERE.

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Veggie seed saving–just as in centuries past

You’ve got to meet Lisa Von Saunder, who saves heirloom veggie seeds just like Amish and Mennonite gardeners have been doing for a couple of centuries and then sells them in what Adrian Higgins, Washington Post gardening columnist, calls a…

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Veggie orchestra–really?

Have you ever listened to an orchestra with instruments made from veggies? If life gives you a lemon, make lemonade. If your garden produces too many veggies, start a veggie orchestra. No, my tomatoes haven’t been stewed. There really is…

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Vote early and often

Don’t forget to vote for Grow It Eat It at the Mobbies!  Click on the icon to the right and follow the instructions.  (You will have to register to access the Baltimore Sun if you haven’t already done so.)  Each…

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Nomination and award

The Grow it! Eat it! blog has been nominated for a Mobbie (Maryland’s Outstanding Blog) award!  Visit the Baltimore Sun Mobbie page for more detail (we’re under the Foodie section).  Voting is open November 2-12 – please stop by and…

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Are you new to vegetable gardening?

If you’ve started growing vegetables in the last 5 years or so, Penn State Extension educators want to know about your experiences.  Please go to this link and take a brief 15-question survey.  The survey will be open till November…

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