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I made this. Just a lopper and my 2 hands. #ladylandscaper #ofcourseicanliftmorethan50pounds #fallcleanup #landscaping

I made this. Just a lopper and my 2 hands. #ladylandscaper #ofcourseicanliftmorethan50pounds #fallcleanup #landscaping

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Funky Flora in Flagstaff

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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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Last pepper crop of the season

Last pepper crop of the season

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Look who greeted me when I got home.

Look who greeted when I got home.

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It worked! I grew milkweed from seed in order to attract Monarchs. Saw 2 today! #organic #friendswithbees #savethemonarchs

It worked! I grew milkweed from seed in order to attract Monarchs. Saw 2 today! #organic #friendswithbees #savethemonarchs

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Here’s a little bouquet I made for one of my neighbors. #organic

Here’s a little bouquet I made for one of my neighbors. #organic

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Attracting beneficials to the #organic vegetable garden

Attracting beneficials to the #organic vegetable garden

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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

Posted in compost, food, horticulture

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