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Book Review: Microgreens: How To Grow Nature’s Own Superfood

Microgreens:  How To Grow Nature’s Own Superfood, by Fionna Hill When you strip away the hype of a book like this, there is still something worthwhile to enjoy, and that’s what makes a book like this enjoyable even if the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Microgreens: A Guide To Growing Nutrient-Packed Greens

Microgreens:  A Guide To Growing Nutrient-Packed Greens, by Eric Franks & Jasmine Richardson This book is almost 200 pages long and is one of two books I have read recently on the subject of microgreens and why the authors think … Continue reading

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Book Review: Vegetable Gardening For Washington And Oregon

Vegetable Gardening For Washington And Oregon, by Marianne Binetti & Laura Peters One of the trickier matters of dealing with gardening is turning advice about gardening that is written for large and even international audiences into practical advice on how … Continue reading

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Book Review: Foliage Gardens

Foliage Gardens:  Instant Reference To More Than 250 Plants, by Richard Bird While one would not think that foliage would be the most obvious or interesting subject to have a book about, this book manages to be an enjoyable as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Climbers & Wall Plants

Climbers & Wall Plants, by Philippa Bensley In many cases climbers and wall plants are viewed as bad things, but there are definitely occasions where wall plants and climbers are to be appreciated.  An ivy-colored brick wall has an air … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gardening With Chickens

Gardening With Chickens:  Plans And Plants For You And Your Hens, by Lisa Steele There are plenty of books about taking care of animals and plenty of books about gardening, but there are few books that seek to combine the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Indoor Plants For Beginners

Indoor Plants For Beginners, by Anja Flehmig, with photos by Friedrich Strauss Sometimes you can tell when a book is trying to push a bit of an agenda when it comes to how one takes care of plants.  As someone … Continue reading

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Book Review: Houseplant Basics

Houseplant Basics, by David Squire & Margaret Crowther This book is certainly what it sets out to be, an easy to read and basic book about how to grow vibrant and beautiful houseplants.  The title page promises help in selection, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Growing Healthy Houseplants

Growing Healthy Houseplants:  Choose The Right Plant, Water Wisely, And Control Pests, by Ellen Zachos If this book was not an astounding read, it was at least a solid one whose merits are easy to appreciate.  A great many of … Continue reading

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A Tour Of St. Vincent: Part One

On Sunday, which is a day or two ago as I write this depending on how you count this (I am really behind on my writing, sadly), a group of people, myself included, took a somewhat impromptu journey through the … Continue reading

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