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Funky Flora in Flagstaff

ApachePlume

I haven’t spent much time in the Southwest, so hiking in northern Arizona brought me many delightful surprises. Here we have prickly pear and agave with its tall yellow plume at the Grand Canyon. From Kendrick peak: milkweed, Apache plume,

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My first 2015 harvest approaches!

Despite a chilly spring, my rural Berks county garden is doing quite well in late June. My fence is more secure this year, so I’ve seen very little critter damage–just a couple carrot tops, probably eaten by a vole. Those

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My dahlias are blooming.

My dahlias are blooming.

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My first ripe tomato of the season! Yum! #organicgardening #toronjino

My first ripe tomato of the season! Yum! #organicgardening #toronjino

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Can’t wait to start planting! #organicgardening #leafmulch #compost

Can't wait to start planting! #organicgardening #leafmulch #compost

Can’t wait to start planting! #organicgardening #leafmulch #compost

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#organicgardening #toronjino #tomatoes

#organicgardening #toronjino #tomatoes

#organicgardening #toronjino #tomatoes

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Philly Flower Show: Celebrate Disney! …I mean, the Movies!

Seriously, all of the major garden displays were related to a Disney film. Wonder how much Disney paid for that advertising. Oh well, whatever. A lot of the displays were really nice, but as usual, it was very difficult to

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Onion update. #organicgardening

Onion update. #organicgardening

Onion update. #organicgardening

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