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Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Fizzy thinking: A look at carbonation

I’ve used this theme many times in this column. There are products and conveniences that have become so commonplace to us they are essentially invisible. We so depend on them, or they have become such a common...

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Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Right out of a classic cartoon

During Christmas time, we took a trip back to Arizona to catch up with our extended families. It was a great time, with us being there just long enough for us to look forward to going back...

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Thursday, December 29th, 2016

A glance in the rearview mirror

It’s hard for me to believe that, once again, it’s the last week of the year. Like any year, there has been a mixture of trial and joy, adventures and the mundane. However, I can truly say...

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Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

This is the cat’s meow!

One day, several years ago, a bumper sticker on the car in front of me caught my attention. Its sentiment was really simple, something like, “IF IT’S NOT GROWN, IT’S MINED.” At the time, I lived in...

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Thursday, December 15th, 2016

YOU should be the newest Master Gardener!

Wow! Has this year gone quickly or what? In just a little more than a week, we’ll be celebrating Christmas in our household, and a week later, a new year will be upon us. The shortest day...

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More gardener insider terms

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

More gardener insider terms

Insider trading is illegal. When one has “insider” knowledge of what will be happening in a company, industry or in the market, and uses that knowledge to profit personally, that’s a legal offense punishable by law. Thankfully,...

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Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Bring the greenery inside

It’s been an interesting week. It’s been both fall and winter, with a bit of spring thrown in for good measure. It’s given me an opportunity to complete a few more things outside, as well as pull...

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Horticultural time-traveling

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Horticultural time-traveling

I have a “love-hate” relationship with this time of year. The days grow shorter, and then daylight really takes a hit when we return to Standard Time. It’s hard to believe that shaving off one hour of daylight...

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What a great place for hands-on living!

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

What a great place for hands-on living!

It’s right there, in the fine print at the end of this article. I’m a strong proponent of “hands-on” living. It something that I aspire to do in every facet of life that I can. The longer...

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Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Beauty can be deceiving!

One of the many enjoyable things about being a gardener is connecting with the wide community of people from different walks and viewpoints in life who share interest in horticultural skills. Whether it’s ornamental, edible, water, rock...

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