Monthly Archives: May 2013

Slugs, Snails & Puppy Dog Tales

As any Northwest gardener knows, you really don’t want to have any slugs or snails in your garden. They are mainly considered nuisances, eating and munching their way through your garden. This past Spring was the first I noticed them … Continue reading

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Slugs or Bees?

This week I’m torn between wanting to write about slugs or bees. I had been planning to write about slugs. These seemingly useless creatures that slowly move around the garden, eating hostas, daffodils and other tender perennials. I often feel … Continue reading

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Urban Gardening TED Talk

You may have already seen this on the evening news, but it’s worth sharing. In this TED Talk, Ron Finley speaks on the importance of people providing and growing their own food. In January, I attended a similarly focused seminar … Continue reading

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Preparation

I’m looking forward to this weekend and coming home with more vegetable and flower starts! While walking in another neighborhood, I saw some ingenious ways to take advantage of sunny spaces in people’s front yards. Notice this different kind of … Continue reading

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