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Outdoors / The Gardening Guy

Feeding the birds, naturally

Trees and plants for your feathered friends By now many of us are providing seeds to the neighborhood birds. Of […]

Outdoors / The Gardening Guy

Tree talk

Holiday gifts for the gardener I love the holiday season: the lights, the carols, the cookies and more. It’s a […]

Outdoors / The Gardening Guy

Tree talk

Help yours survive and thrive I’ll have to admit that I see many fewer volcanoes of mulch snuggling up to […]

Outdoors / The Gardening Guy

Dealing with deer

Fences, repellent and other deer deterrents Winter is near, and for most of us so are the deer. They need […]

Outdoors / The Gardening Guy

Giving thanks

Grateful for family, friends and gardens I think it’s important to take time to count my blessings. I try to […]

Outdoors / The Gardening Guy

Forcing spring bulbs

Tips for getting them to bloom indoors At this point, the garden is put to bed — or if I’ve […]

Outdoors / The Gardening Guy

Eating fresh

Try Brussels sprouts, broccoli and other fall veggies Granted, I have a vegetable garden mainly so I can have fresh, […]

Outdoors / The Gardening Guy

In praise of garlic

Plant now to have it ready next year When I was growing up, my mom served meat and potatoes nearly […]

Outdoors / The Gardening Guy

October blooms

Autumn treasures in my garden Summer has faded and gone. Autumn’s bright foliage does compensate, somewhat, for the dearth of […]

Outdoors / The Gardening Guy

The art of Japanese pruning

Lessons from a visit to Shin Boku A few weeks ago I traveled to Shin Boku Nursery in Wentworth to […]

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