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Three years ago a Master Gardener described my garden as eclectic, semi-formal cottage. She toured my garden last year and said it looked wonderful considering I was raising my three-year-old granddaughter and advocating for a sibling group of six foster … Continue reading

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For every person who shrieks when they see a bee or a spider like the Brown Recluse featured in Insect Ethics Part I, there’s a person or civilization enamored with insects. Scarab beetles were sacred to Egyptians because the beetle’s … Continue reading

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A neighbor recently caught an armadillo using cat food as bait. R.J.’s eyes darted to the bag of Science Diet Hairball Control formula on the laundry room floor when he heard the news. I said using cat food for bait … Continue reading

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This year’s mid-season contenders for a one-word description of my garden are weedy, wild and wayward. The winning word must describe the condition of my garden for the year and any garden situations that develop and are possibly ignored between … Continue reading

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