Growing Plants

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To Rake or Not to Rake

I was recently asked at a party, whether to rake the leaves off a lawn, or leave them on through the winter. My first thought was that I stumbled into a booby trap about aesthetics vs. sustainability. Then I thought that this might be a great time to talk about the history of lawns in ...

Ju-lyin with more Ollas

Last month In my previous email newsletter, I introduced you to “olla pots.” This ancient watering technique dates back some 4000 years to North Africa and China, link. There are several DIY versions that you can try and even some pre-fab window ledge versions, here. If you need instruction on ...