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    FMWD, Rain Barrels International offer free water harvesting class
    Attend a free rainwater harvesting class so-sponsored by Rain Barrels International and Foothill Municipal Water District is being offered on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the FMWD offices, 4536 Hampton Road, La Cañada...
  • Vallejo People's Garden urgently seeks produce harvester on Sunday August 4
    Vallejo People's Garden urgently seeks produce harvester on Sunday August 4
    Just got this urgent bulletin from Amanda Cundiff (amanda@vallejopeoplesgarden.org) of the Vallejo People's Garden, located on Mare Island."WANTED: Produce HarvesterThis Sunday, August 4, we are seeking someone who can harvest vegetables...
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    How to dry your peas for seed
    Back in February or March, you may have planted peas in your garden. For the past couple of months, they will have provided you with many delicious meals. Perhaps you had enough excess to can or freeze some for use over the winter. Now, though,...
  • Tiger Auto Salvage, garden?
    Tiger Auto Salvage, garden?
    It's the 3rd year, but yes, Tiger Auto Salvage has a garden! I asked about the toxic ground of the salvage yard, but OSHA tests the ground; and they (the guys at Tiger) are very responsible about oil and transmission fluids leaking; and...
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    Spinach: Plant now and its ready-to-eat by spring
    During winter in southern Ohio, consumerseat store-bought produce from the local grocer while anticipating spring gardening so they can grow their own fresh food again. Some farmers are changing that by getting into “four seasons gardening...
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    Letters from the inbox: When to Harvest.
    This week’s installment of letters from the inbox comes from a question that a visiting family member asked me about my garden. He said, “Growing all these different varieties of fruit and vegetables how do you know when to harvest...
  • YouTube Spotlight: Cherry harvesting, Sodus, New York
    YouTube Spotlight: Cherry harvesting, Sodus, New York
    YouTube Spotlight: Cherry harvesting, Sodus, New YorkTo view VIDEO, click on the video IMAGE on your leftCRAVE MORE? YouTube Spotlight VideosDarrell Lum is passionate about YouTube. He scours YouTube for off beat, unique, bizarre, interesting and...
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    What's happening in Pittsburgh's gardens?
    It's harvest season and Pittsburgh's urban gardens are buzzing with activity – and not just because of the bees! Around the city, families and volunteers are picking zucchini, pulling carrots and even harvesting honey in anticipation...
  • Sweet potato starts before planting.
    Sweet potatoes in a Midwest garden?
    Sweet potatoes are a staple in warm weather climates of the southern United States, South America and Africa. The gorgeous green leaves of the sweet potato vine grace hanging baskets every year as a trailing plant, but you can grow them as more...