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The Gardenerd Tip of the Week is your one-stop shop for organic gardening tips and tidbits. Seasonal, organic, and fun advice for your urban farm, homestead and garden. We cover Sustainable living, vegetable gardening and more. Celebrate your passion for gardening with a sense of humor.

Episode Date
Podcast: Foraged Foods with Ellen Zachos
26:31

You can expect an interesting conversation on this week's Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast as we chat with Ellen Zachos about foraged foods.

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Apr 08, 2021
Flower Gardening with Jan Johnsen
26:24

Our guest this week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is landscape designer, author, and speaker Jan Johnsen. In addition to running her own landscape design firm, she is an award-winning instructor at the New York Botanical Garden.  

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Mar 25, 2021
Pest Control with Susan Mulvihill
26:10

We're excited to talk pest control with Susan Mulvihill this week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast. Susan uses IPM to manage pests in her garden, and her latest book, The Vegetable Garden Pest Handbook, gives gardenerds the tools they need to tackle any pest problem.

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Mar 11, 2021
Be an Eco Hero with Tessa Wardley
28:34

Our guest this week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is Tessa Wardley, a former global environmental policy consultant, and current policy advisor to the UK’s Department of the Environment.

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Feb 25, 2021
Grow Bag Gardening with Kevin Espiritu
20:17

Our guest this week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast, we chat with Kevin Espiritu of Epic Gardening.

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Feb 11, 2021
Agrihoods with Carmen Eldridge
23:39

Our first guest of 2021 is Carmen Eldridge. She and her husband Tripp are the full-time farm directors at The Arden Agrihood, a 5-acre community farm in Palm Beach, Florida

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Jan 14, 2021
Food Sovereignty with Leah Penniman
18:35

The title of this week's podcast with Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm doesn't come close to describing all that we touched on in our conversation. If you add the topics of history, racism, enslavement, capitalism, labor laws, nutrition, and policy advocacy you might scratch the surface.

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Dec 17, 2020
No-Dig Gardening with Charlie Nardozzi
23:45

This week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast, we're chatting with Charlie Nardozzi about his new book, The Complete Guide to No-Dig Gardening. He shares his tricks for laboring less to build better soil.

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Dec 03, 2020
Bare Root Fruit Trees with Christy
13:21

This week on the podcast it's just you and me, gardenerds, and we're talking bare root fruit trees and perennial vegetables. Now is a great time to pre-order these items for your garden

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Nov 19, 2020
Native Foods with Sanjay Rawal
22:20

This week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast we chat with Sanjay Rawal, the director of the new documentary film Gather, and the award-winning film Food Chains.

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Nov 05, 2020
Unplugged Family Activities with Rachel Jepson Wolf
14:01

The pandemic has led to cabin fever and Zoom burnout, so this week our conversation with Rachel Jepson Wolf inspires unplugged family activities that celebrate the seasons.

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Oct 22, 2020
Wild Yards with David Newsom
31:54

This week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast, we explore native habitats and landscapes with David Newsom of Wild Yards Project. David is an amateur native plant enthusiast but you'd never know it when you see his garden.

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Oct 08, 2020
Kiss the Ground with Rebecca Tickell
20:38

Our guest on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is Rebecca Tickell this week. She's the co-director and producer of Kiss the Ground, the new documentary from Big Picture Films.

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Sep 24, 2020
Water Stewardship with Brittany App
24:36

This week's podcast guest is Brittany App, professional photographer and documentary filmmaker. Brittany is completing her film, Where There Once Was Water, which dives into the California drought and the quest for a sustainable future.

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Sep 10, 2020
Podcast: Regenerative Techniques with David White
31:41

Our guest this week is David White of Center for Regenerative Agriculture. He's got a PhD in cell biology and uses compost tea and other regenerative practices to rebuild dead soils. He shares his tips for growing healthy soil in your garden.

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Aug 27, 2020
Nourish LA with Natalie Flores
26:02

This week's guest is Natalie Flores, founder of Nourish LA. Natalie answered the call to action during the Covid-19-induced food crisis. NOTICE: We're moving our podcast RSS feed to a new URL. You may see duplicated posts during this time.

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Aug 13, 2020
Tropical Fruits with Manju Kumar
29:21

Our guest this week is Manju Kumar of the Sarvodaya Institute. She shares her philosophy about gardening and her favorite sub-tropical and tropical fruits to grow.

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Jul 30, 2020
Malibu Composting with Randy Ritchie
35:53

Our guest this week is Randy Ritchie, co-founder, CEO, & director of Sales & Marketing for Malibu Compost. We talk about true organic gardening methods, how Malibu Compost came to be and much more.

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Jul 16, 2020
Composting with Eric Werbalowsky
35:12

My guest this week is Eric Werbalowsky of Ventura Organic Garden Design. Eric is a permaculturist, edible landscaper designer, and award-winning compost master also known as Doctor Compost.

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Jun 18, 2020
Podcast: Fruit Trees with Tom Spellman

This week's guest on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is Tom Spellman of Dave Wilson Nursery. He shares his best tips for growing fruit trees for a successive harvest over several months up to year-round.

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Jun 04, 2020
Podcast: Sourdough Bread with Guy Frenkel

This week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast we bend the ear of Guy Frenkel, LA's own sourdough mad scientist. His popular Instagram feed shares picture-perfect, wildly-colored loaves of bread made from ancient grains.

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May 21, 2020
Podcast: Spring Gardening Questions with Christy

It's change of pace week on the podcast. Instead of interviewing a guest, Christy focuses on your questions to give you the answers you need to garden successfully this spring.

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May 07, 2020
Podcast: Pollinator Victory Garden with Kim Eierman

On the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast this week, we chat with author Kim Eierman about her book, The Pollinator Victory Garden.

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Apr 23, 2020
Podcast: Grow What You Love with Emily Murphy

Emily Murphy is an organic gardener and botanist in Northern California, where she produces articles, podcasts, and videos for her website, teaches classes, and designs gardens. She highlights some favorite recipes from her book in today's podcast.

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Apr 09, 2020
Podcast: Tomato Tips with Yvonne Savio

We had to cancel all the classes at TomatoMania this year, including Yvonne Savio's talk on tomato transplanting. But we recorded an podcast with her this week over the phone to bring you some great tomato tips in time for spring planting

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Mar 26, 2020
Podcast: Growing Grains, Legumes, Pulses With Larry Kandarian

Our guest this week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is Larry Kandarian of Kandarian Organic Farms. He grows heritage grains, legumes and pulses in central coastal California.

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Mar 12, 2020
Podcast: Native Habitats with Doug Tallamy

Our guest this week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is Doug Tallamy. Doug is a professor in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware.

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Feb 27, 2020
Podcast: Healing Gardens with Rishi Kumar

Our first podcast of the year starts us off on the right foot as we chat with Farmer Rishi Kumar about Healing Gardens.

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Feb 13, 2020
Fire-Safe Landscaping with Valerie Borel

Valerie Borel chats about fire-safe landscaping

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Dec 26, 2019
Podcast: New Zealand Gardening with Sarah O’Neil

arah O'Neil is known as Sarah the Gardener in New Zealand, where she grows most of her own food. She's an author of 3 books, an award-winning blogger, and a keenly adventurous gardener.

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Dec 12, 2019
Podcast: BioChar with Michael Wittman

Michael Wittman of Blue Sky Biochar is our guest this week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast. We chat about using biochar, wood vinegar and other nerdy stuff in your garden.

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Nov 27, 2019
Podcast: BioDome Gardening with Bren Haas

This week's guest on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is Bren Haas, creator of the popular Twitter chat group, #Gardenchat.

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Nov 14, 2019
Podcast: Culinary Gardens and Beekeeping with Robin Jones
36:15

Our guest this week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is Robin Jones of Honey Girl Grows. She designs and maintains culinary and pollinator gardens for resorts and corporate clients. Robin is also a science-based beekeeper who stewards hives around Southern California. We chat about what she grows for the bees and butterflies, […]

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Oct 31, 2019
Podcast: Fall Gardening Tips with Gardenerd

This week's podcast shakes things up a bit. We're answering your questions from Ask Gardenerd about soil prep techniques, and soil biology.

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Oct 17, 2019
Podcast: Compact Plants and Beneficial Insects with Jessica Walliser

This week's podcast guest is Jessica Walliser, horticulturalist, garden columnist and author of several books including Good Bug, Bad Bug; and the award-winning Attracting Beneficial Bugs to the Garden. We chat about her newest book, Gardener’s Guide to Compact Plants: Edibles and Ornamentals for Small-Space Gardening.

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Oct 03, 2019
Podcast: Bees and Hens with Nicole Gennetta

Nicole Gennetta runs Heritage Acres, a 2-acre hobby farm in Pueblo West, Colorado. She and her husband tend poultry, bees, a garden and orchard. She’s also a medically retired paramedic and firefighter who teaches CPR and community college classes. We’re excited to have her as our guest this week. We chat about beekeeping, tending the […]

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Sep 19, 2019
Podcast: Fruit Tree Care with Darren Butler

C. Darren Butler is more than a tree expert. Yes, he’s a certified and consulting arborist. But he’s also a Master Gardener, an ecological landscape designer, and a landscape consultant. In this week’s podcast, we chat with Darren about proper tree planting techniques and tree care. We also cover his online gardening resource for Southern […]

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Sep 05, 2019
Podcast: Gardening for Wellness with Shawna Coronado

Our guest on the Gardenerd tip of the Week Podcast this week is Shawna Coronado. She's a gardener, photographer, a radio and TV personality, a healthy lifestyle expert, and author of 6 books.

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Aug 22, 2019
Podcast: Milling Grains with Roe Sie

Roe Sie fell in love with milling his own grains after he fell down the homesteading rabbit hole. His passion manifested into The King's Roost, a homesteading shop, grain mill, and classroom on Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles, CA.

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Aug 08, 2019
Podcast: Year-Round Gardening with Niki Jabbour

This week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast, we chat with Niki over Skype from her home in Nova Scotia, Canada. She shares her tips for growing year-round, as well as the details behind her recent award-winning book

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Jul 25, 2019
Podcast: Microgreens and Ponics with Nate Looney

Our latest guest on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is Nate Looney, owner of Westside Urban Gardens. Nate is business-savvy army veteran who offers consultation services for controlled environment growing operations (read: hydroponics and aquaponics).

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Jul 11, 2019
Podcast: Jo Anne Trigo of Two Dog Organic Nursery

Jo Anne Trigo runs the only certified organic nursery in LA County, and if that's not enough, she runs it out of her home. Two Dog Organic Nursery supplies Angelinos with fruit trees, vegetable seedlings, and culinary herbs and edible flowers year-round

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Jun 27, 2019
Podcast: Growing Your Greens with John Kohler

John Kohler of Growing Your Greens stopped by Gardenerd HQ to shoot a video for his YouTube channel, so I took the opportunity to interview him for the Podcast. John shared a lot of information in under 30 minutes. We chat about John’s journey toward recovery from a life-threatening illness, growing techniques for extreme weather, […]

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Jun 13, 2019
Podcast: Gardening with Shirley Bovshow

This week's podcast guest is Shirley Bovshow, the Garden Lifestyle expert seen regularly on Hallmark’s Home and Family Show.

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May 30, 2019
Podcast: Raised Bed Gardening with Conor Fitzpatrick

This week's podcast guest is Conor Fitzpatrick, founder of MiniFarmBox and owner of Fig Earth Supply nursery in Highland Park, CA. He shares his tips for growing veggies, fruits, and medicinal herbs in small spaces.

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May 16, 2019
Podcast: The Biggest Little Farm with John and Molly Chester

This week's guests are John and Molly Chester, the owners of Apricot Lane Farms and stars of a fantastic new documentary opening in theaters on May 10, 2019, The Biggest Little Farm. I visited Apricot Lane Farms for Press Day to tour the farm and interview this brave duo.

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May 02, 2019
Podcast: Fruits and Berries with Tara Austen Weaver

This week's podcast guest is Tara Austen Weaver, freelance writer and author of Growing Berries and Fruit Trees in the Pacific Northwest. Tara shares her passion for home-grown fruit and berries, and tips for a successful harvest from your back yard.

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Apr 18, 2019
Podcast: Seeds with Jere Gettle

Jere Gettle, founder of Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company, is hard to pin down for an interview, but we finally found time to chat in this week's podcast.

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Apr 04, 2019
Podcast: The Whole Okra with Chris Smith

Chris Smith is obsessed with okra, and in our latest podcast we explore his new book on the endless possibilities of this oft-scorned fruit. The Whole Okra: A Seed To Stem Celebration, recounts Smith’s endeavor to trial 72 varieties of okra in North Carolina. It is a “lighthearted but information-rich collection of okra history, lore, […]

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Mar 21, 2019
Podcast: Fun with Plants with Amy Stewart

This week’s podcast features a conversation with Amy Stewart, the New York Times best selling author of Wicked Plants, Flower Confidential, and The Drunken Botanist. We chat about her latest novel series, The Kopp Sisters, and Amy shares some of her favorite plants to grow for cocktails. Gardening & Writing Hand in Hand Our conversation […]

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Mar 07, 2019
Podcast: Foraging with Erica Wohldmann

My guest this week is Erica Wohldmann, professor of Psychology at Cal State University Northridge and avid forager of urban and wild places. She spent 6 months gathering food and medicine in the forest to live off, without spending a single dollar on meals. She shares her knowledge and philosophy with us today. Foraging in […]

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Feb 21, 2019
Podcast: Cooking from the Garden with Rose Lawrence
36:32

This week's guest is Rose Lawrence, owner of Red Bread Bakery. She's a Master Food Preserver, personal chef, and activist in food justice issues.

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Feb 07, 2019
Podcast: Joanne Poyourow the Environmental Change-Maker

Joanne Poyourow is a change-maker. She started two community gardens, created a seed company, founded a grassroots environmental activism group, and wrote a book that started it all. In today’s podcast, Joanne shares her journey from feeling helpless about Climate Change, to fostering a positive impact on her local community and beyond. She has funneled […]

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Jan 24, 2019
Podcast: Heritage Seeds with William Woys Weaver

Our final interview from the 2018 Heirloom Expo is with Dr. William Woys Weaver, steward of the Roughwood Seed Collection. Dr. Will is author of 16 books, and a fascinating food historian and epicure. We chat about how he discovered the Roughwood Seed Collection at the bottom of his grandfather’s freezer. Dr. Will’s knowledge of […]

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Jan 10, 2019
Podcast: Seeds with Astrid and Matthew Hoffman

I met Astrid Hoffman back when she and her husband Matthew had just started The Living Seed Company in northern California. Since then, their company has grown to showcase far more than the original 22 seed varieties they sold in the beginning. Now they’re providing locally adapted seeds from around the world. During our interview, […]

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Dec 27, 2018
Podcast: Good Food Brigade and GMOs with Pamm Larry

If you don’t already know Pamm Larry, you’ll want to. She’s the fearless leader of Good Food Brigade, fighting for safe, just, healthy, and regenerative food for all. In our latest podcast, we chat with Pamm about her battle against GMO food production, and we discuss what we can all do to take back control […]

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Dec 13, 2018
Podcast: Off-Grid Living with Doug and Stacy

I’ve dreamed of moving off-grid for years. Tiny house, a few acres of open space, composting toilet, and most of all: peace and quiet. The whole deal thrills me, but not without reservation. Meet Doug and Stacy, two folks living what I call the real American Dream. Doug and Stacy host their YouTube Channel, Off-Grid with […]

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Nov 29, 2018
YouTube: Jessica Aldridge–Can You Compost or Recycle That?

For our very first YouTube Space LA video shoot, we invited Jessica Aldridge to bring her wealth of knowledge and her bag of tricks to enlighten us. She answers the questions: Can you compost that? Can you recycle that? When it comes to single-use garden stuff, the answers will surprise you. Our original podcast on […]

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Nov 27, 2018
Growing Squash with Anna Peach

Growing Squash with our podcast guest, Anna Peach

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Nov 11, 2018
Bee-Friendly Gardens with Kate Frey

Bee-Friendly Gardens with our podcast guest, Kate Frey

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Oct 25, 2018
Grow BioIntensive with John Jeavons

Grow BioIntensive with our podcast guest, John Jeavons

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Oct 11, 2018
Soil Fungi with Jeff Lowenfels

Soil Fungi with our podcast guest, Jeff Lowenfels

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Sep 27, 2018
Farmers Markets and Flower Farms with Diana Rodgers

Farmers Markets and Flower Farms with our podcast guest, Diana Rodgers

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Sep 13, 2018
Podcast: Recycling and Composting with Jessica Aldridge

Jessica Aldridge is a hotshot in the recycling world. Her passion for environmental education led to creating Zero Waste programs and other sustainability projects for corporations, cities, and municipalities in Southern California. In this week’s podcast she shares what gardening supplies can and can’t be recycled, and what happens to them when you put them […]

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Aug 30, 2018
Podcast: Hot Color, Dry Garden with Nan Sterman

This week’s guest on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is Nan Sterman, the host of A Growing Passion and author of the new garden design book, Hot Color, Dry Garden: Inspiring Designs and Vibrant Plants for the Waterwise Gardener. Nan shares her best design tips and ideas for a colorful low-water garden. Nan […]

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Aug 16, 2018
Podcast: Chicken Keeping with Ceebs Bailey

This week’s Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast features a chat with Ceebs Bailey, who keeps 17 chickens in the middle of the city. Ceebs helps run Honeylove.org and is our beekeeping mentor, but today, we’re talking about chicken keeping. She shares her favorite tricks for integrating new chickens, introducing chickens to dogs, and feeding […]

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Aug 02, 2018
Seed Saving and Seed Libraries with Eleuterio Navarro

Beginners Tips to save Easy Seeds with our podcast guest, Eleuterio Navarro

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Jul 19, 2018
History of Agriculture in L.A. with Judi Gerber

Rise and fall of Farming in Los Angeles with our podcast guest, Judi Gerber

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Jul 05, 2018
Homesteading with Erik Knutzen and Kelly Coyne

Homesteading and cleaning products this season with our podcast guest, Erik Knutzen and Kelly Coyne

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Jun 21, 2018
Sourdough Bread with Dana Morgan

Favorite grains to grow and bake with this season with our podcast guest, Dana Morgan

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Jun 07, 2018
Tomato Tips with Barbara Spencer of Windrose Farm

Tried Tips for Healthy Tomato Plants this season with our podcast guest, Barbara Spencer

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May 24, 2018
Bees and Gardens with John Lyons of The Woven Garden

Explore Treatment Free Beekeeping Methods with our podcast guest, John Lyons

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May 10, 2018
Beekeeping with Rob and Chelsea McFarland of Honeylove

Beekeeping Tips with our podcast guest, Rob and Chelsea

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Apr 26, 2018
Landscaping Tips with Billy Goodnick

Landscaping Tips with our podcast guest, Billy Goodnick

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Apr 04, 2018
Tomatoes with Scott Daigre of TomatoMania

Celebrate TomatoMania with our podcast guest, Scott Diagre

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Mar 29, 2018
Grafting with David King

Learn the basics of grafting with our podcast guest, David King

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Mar 15, 2018
Organic Pest Control

We write a lot about pest control from an organic perspective, but you might not notice. You might expect us to talk about which USDA organic sprays to use, but we don’t do that lately here at Gardenerd (our older posts include sprays and powders that are OMRI and USDA approved). Instead, we focus on […]

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Mar 14, 2018
Soil Food Web with Sheri Powell

Learn about soil microorganisms and compost teas with Sheri Powell

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Mar 01, 2018
Winter Bird Care
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Tips to take special care of Birds in Winter

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Dec 21, 2017
Garden School Foundation

Building Community and Teaching Kids how to grow & enjoy vegetables and fruits aiming environmental awareness.

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Dec 13, 2017
December To Dos

Time to prepare your garden for the spring season.

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Dec 07, 2017
The Good Food Brigade

Join The Good Food Brigade and help take back our food system.

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Nov 30, 2017
Thanksgiving Recipes

Shared some of the favorite recipes in Thanksgiving

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Nov 16, 2017
Sustainable Thanksgiving

Mother Earth News with List of helpful Tips on Thanksgiving

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Nov 09, 2017
November To-Dos

Need help learning how to compost?

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Nov 02, 2017
Climate Mobilization
1:58

How to conserve energy with Mobile Localization Plan

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Oct 26, 2017
Soil Choices

All about Soil Chapter

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Oct 19, 2017
Fall Colors

Making your own Pumpkeen Puree is easy

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Oct 12, 2017
October To-Dos

Tasks to take care in your garden this fall

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Oct 05, 2017
Use Up That Basil

Get this great pesto recipe to use up the basil in your garden this fall

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Sep 28, 2017
Cool Fall Crops

Fall Crops

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Sep 21, 2017
Avocado Troubles

Avocado Summer

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Sep 14, 2017
Summer Grilling
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Outdoor Grilling

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Sep 07, 2017
Start Seeds for Fall Crops

Plant out when weather cools

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Aug 31, 2017
Summer Buckwheat
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Plant buckwheat this August

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Aug 24, 2017
Love Button Global
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Spreading love all over the world

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Aug 17, 2017
Ornamental Crops for Edible Landscapes

Ornamental Crops

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Aug 10, 2017
Getting Rid of Onion Maggots

Onion Maggots

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Aug 03, 2017
Growing Lettuces in Hot Weather

Growing Lettuces

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Jul 27, 2017
Virus on my Tomatoes

Protecting Tomatoes

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Jul 20, 2017
Protecting Bird Nests

How to protect Bird Nests

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Jul 13, 2017
Getting Rid of White Flies
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400+ Tips for Organic Gardening Success

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Jun 29, 2017
Tomato Tips

400+ Tips for Organic Gardening Success

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Jun 22, 2017
Baked Parmesan Zucchini

Recipe Guide for Baked Parmesan Zucchini

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Jun 15, 2017
Certified Wildlife Habitat

Tips for Certified Wildlife Habitat

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Jun 08, 2017
Rat-Proof Wheat Harvest
81

Tips for Rat-Proof Wheat Harvest

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Jun 01, 2017
Getting Rid of Fungus Gnats

Tips for Getting Rid of Fungus Gnats

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May 25, 2017
Pruning Asparagus

Tips for Pruning Asparagus

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May 18, 2017
Grow Your Own Mustard Seed
92

Just about any mustard can be grown for seeds

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May 11, 2017
Pruning Cucumber Flowers

Tips for Pruning Cucumber Flowers

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May 04, 2017
The Seed Garden
94

Tips for Seed Savers Exchange

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Apr 27, 2017
Tomatoes Gone Wrong
94

Tips to Grow Tomatoes

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Apr 20, 2017
Possums in the Garden

How to get rid of Possums in the Garden

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Apr 13, 2017
Harvesting Ginger

Effective Methods to Grow and Use Harvesting Ginger

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Apr 06, 2017
Artichoke Season
95

More about Artichoke

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Mar 30, 2017
Spiders: Good or Bad?
89

More about Spiders

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Mar 23, 2017
Open Source Seed Initiative
94

More about Open Source Seed

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Mar 16, 2017
What’s A Hula Hoe?

More about Hula Hoes

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Mar 09, 2017
Glossary: Cool-Season vs. Warm-Season Crops

Common garden terms you should know

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Mar 02, 2017
Onion Knowledge

Many tips for growing onions

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Feb 23, 2017
Beating Spider Mites

How to reduce fungal infestation

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Feb 16, 2017
Fight Verticillium Wilt

How to keep your soil healthy

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Feb 09, 2017
Crop Swap App
75

Connect with local growers

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Feb 02, 2017
Soil Care After Rain

Tips for your garden after it rains

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Jan 26, 2017
Do Ollas Work?

DIY ollas and how they are effective

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Jan 12, 2017
Favorite Seed Catalogs

Seeds, seeds, and more seeds!

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Dec 15, 2016
Timeline for Garlic
78

Tips about growing and harvesting garlic.

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Dec 08, 2016
Factory Vegetables

How to enjoy your cabbage and greens longer

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Dec 01, 2016
Expanded Shale in Gardening?

Is expanded shale safe for my dog?

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Nov 23, 2016
Bulb Care for Winter

Information about which bulbs to plant, and when and where to plant them or take them out.

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Nov 17, 2016
Garden as Therapy
87

How gardening helps veterans

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Nov 10, 2016
Keeping Kale Whole
99

Check under kale leaves and combat pests to grow fuller plants

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Nov 03, 2016
Teal Pumpkin Halloween
83

How to participate in Teal Pumpkin Halloween

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Oct 27, 2016
Seasonal Recipes Galore!

Healthy snacks and dishes to substitute in place of traditional holiday sweets and candy

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Oct 20, 2016
Braid Garlic Fresh or Dry?
97

Why to dry your garlic before braiding.

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Oct 13, 2016
Fall Happenings

Get your garden ready for Fall.

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Oct 06, 2016
The Right Bag for Compost Tea

Learn the right materials for compost tea bags.

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Sep 29, 2016
Rosemary Slug Barrier
87

Tips from Melinda Barnett of Stanwood, Washington in Mother Earth News Magazine

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Sep 22, 2016
Celebrating the Garden Life Cycle
76

How to save seeds

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Sep 15, 2016
Drying Shallots
86

Preserving shallots

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Sep 08, 2016
Harvesting Watermelons
80

How to harvest watermelons

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Sep 01, 2016
Water for Bees
78

Help bees stay hydrated inbetween flights.

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Aug 25, 2016
Summer Recipes
88

Time to harvest for now or later!

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Aug 18, 2016
August To-Dos
93

Take the right steps to prepare for fall.

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Aug 11, 2016
Tomatoes Under Eucalyptus

Learn about how eucalyptus might be affecting your tomatoes.

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Aug 04, 2016
Freezing Green Beans

Don’t let those beans go to waste!

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Jul 14, 2016
Only Male Flowers?
81

What to do if your plants are only producing male flowers

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Jul 07, 2016
When to Harvest Green Beans
87

When and how to harvest your green beans

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Jun 30, 2016
Prep for Storing Seeds

Blythe asks, how to deal with bugs in seeds.

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Jun 23, 2016
Which Mulch, Hay or Straw or Chip Bark?

What is the best type of mulch to use?

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Jun 17, 2016
Armyworms
88

The best control is to interrupt the life cycle with beneficial nematodes. Steinernema feltiae is a good nematode that eats over 230 different pests; it focuses on those that incubate in soil, like grubs, fleas, weevils and fungus gnats.

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Jun 09, 2016
Hand Pollination for Squash
96

During the summer, that means squash, cucumbers, and melons, among other things. We leave nothing to chance when it comes to squash. We hand pollinate.

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Jun 02, 2016
When to Pick Berries

Use your thumb and index finger to rock the berry back and forth a little. If it’s ready it will separate easily. If it resists, leave if for another day.

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May 26, 2016
2016 Dirty Dozen
90

Are strawberries clean from pesticides? Check out 2016’s Dirty Dozen to find out

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May 19, 2016
Using Fava Beans
81

To remove the casing, boil the beans for 3 minutes, then plunge them into an ice bath for another 3 minutes. The beans should pop out of the casing after that.

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May 12, 2016
MonarchVR App
98

With an Android device and a virtual reality viewer, users can relax and explore an immersive, stereo virtual reality world.

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May 05, 2016
Cherry Season

If you want to grow cherries, you’ll need two different trees that pollinate one another. Choose varieties appropriate for your hardiness zone and required chill hours.

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Apr 28, 2016
Earth Day Apps
89

E-waste recycling is an important way to keep hazardous waste and recyclable products out of our landfills.

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Apr 21, 2016
Stopping Sow Bugs

Sow bugs can be beneficial to the garden (or at least your compost bin) because they till the soil and are part of the Soil food web. But they are a problem because they eat decaying matter. But they also love strawberries.

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Apr 14, 2016
Swarm Season
85

The queen takes a little more than half the worker bees and moves to a new location, leaving behind enough food and potential queen cells to hatch and lead after she’s gone.

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Apr 07, 2016
Securing Plants Against the Wind

For crops like favas and grains, place stakes around the perimeter and run several levels of twine around the circumference. This will keep your upright crops upright.

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Mar 30, 2016
Spring Garden Planting Guide
97

You can start seeds indoors or grab seedlings at any of the myriad spring seedling sales happening around the globe.

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Mar 24, 2016
Spring is Here
90

All past gardening sins are forgiven and gardener’s amnesia takes over once again. Take good notes, gardenerds, as you begin your spring garden planting.

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Mar 17, 2016
Cropdots App

You can sell or trade your own produce by uploading a photo, listing your asking price, registering a debit card for deposits, and that’s it.

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Mar 10, 2016
March To-Dos

Give soil a boost before planting by adding compost and worm castings to your beds.

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Mar 03, 2016
Invasive Species Week
93

An invasive species is categorized as a “non-native plant, animal or pathogen that causes economic or environmental harm or harm to human health,” according to the National Invasive Species Council.

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Feb 25, 2016
Plant Bare Root Strawberries
94

Bare root strawberries are often cheaper than nursery 6-packs and you have access to more unusual varieties through online seed companies.

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Feb 10, 2016
Know When to Harvest Root Crops
86

When carrots are about 1-inch across and beets are between 2-3 inches across, they are ready to harvest. Occasionally you’ll harvest a really short, fat carrot, but most of the time this works.

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Feb 10, 2016
Plan Ahead for Seed Saving

Choose just one variety of corn and get your neighbors to grow it with you.

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Feb 04, 2016
Avocado Chocolate Mousse

We found the best vegan chocolate mousse recipe that uses 2 avocados per batch.

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Jan 28, 2016
Taking Stock – Seeds, Successes and More
93

Take time to take inventory and make a list of supplies needed for the coming growing season.

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Jan 21, 2016
Best Sand for Storage

Beach sand is very smooth, which interferes with drainage and air circulation, and it’s full of salts and who knows what else.

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Jan 15, 2016
Gardening New Year’s Resolutions
71

Instead of making resolutions, how about making a list of a few hopes and aspirations for the year?

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Jan 07, 2016
December Gardening To-Dos
95

Time to spray fruit trees with dormant oil in warm-winter areas. At the end of this month, you can start pruning those fruit trees as well.

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Dec 18, 2015
Take Cover
93

Cover crops not only fix nitrogen, but help sequester carbon in soils.

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Dec 10, 2015
Gifts from the Garden

Garden-made gifts take time, but if you start now they’ll be ready in time for the holidays.

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Dec 03, 2015
Pruning Bulbs and Grasses
84

Time to do some Fall cleaning to help support the coming months

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Nov 27, 2015
Save the Tomatoes?
87

Tomatoes need temperatures above 70 degrees to set fruit.

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Nov 20, 2015
What to Plant with Onions
87

Tuck green onions in between other crops, grow shallots next to your chard.

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Nov 13, 2015
Plant Native Plants Now
97

Plant native plants now for them to flourish in the Spring

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Nov 06, 2015
Harvesting Sweet Potatoes

Learn how to roast and prepare squashes this fall

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Oct 23, 2015
Squash time

Learn how to roast and prepare squashes this fall

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Oct 09, 2015
Plan Ahead

Fall planting season is here, don’t miss it!

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Oct 02, 2015
Tree Care Tips

The importance of pruning trees

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Sep 23, 2015
Water Where it Counts with Ollas
76

Learn how to use ollas for watering plants

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Sep 18, 2015
Watering Trees in the Drought
77

Do not forget to water your trees during the drought

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Sep 11, 2015
5th Annual National Heirloom Exposition
88

Come see Dr. Vandana Shiva talk about her work promoting heritage seed and her new book Soil Not Oil

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Aug 21, 2015
Eating in Season
84

Eat well and eat in-season

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Aug 14, 2015
August To-Dos
85

Time to take action with August To-Dos and increase production

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Aug 07, 2015
Bagrada bugs are back

How to deal and get rid of Bagrada bugs

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Jul 31, 2015
Growing Ground Cherries
93

How to grow ground cherries

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Jul 24, 2015
Things to do with Plums
90

Recipes that use plums

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Jul 17, 2015
Sprout-free Compost
90

Keep your compost seed-free

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Jun 19, 2015
Seedsavers Webinars
72

Get inspired by these webinars for seedsaving

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Jun 19, 2015
Vacation Planning
74

Helpful tips when your planning a vaction

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Jun 12, 2015
Freezing Blackberries
83

Blackberry season is short, extend it by preserving your blackberries.

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Jun 05, 2015
Fake Grass?

Replace thirsty lawns with sustainable landscaping.

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May 22, 2015
SaveSeedSharing.org
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SaveSeedSharing.org offers information about the issue and even a petition to sign to help the cause. Find out more details and help to preserve our right to save seeds and share with our neighbors like we have for centuries.

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May 15, 2015
Grow Your Shower Scrubber
82

Plant luffa and you’ll have a plentiful supply of natural scrubbing sponges for the tub. Luffa is a gourd that vines up a trellis.

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May 08, 2015
Tickle Your Tomatoes

To avoid that long, leggy look in your tomato seedlings, try tickling young tomato plants.

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Apr 24, 2015
Interplanting
81

Interplanting is a great way to use up open space while protecting the soil from exposure to the baking sun.

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Apr 17, 2015
April is Earth Month

Earth Day is April 22nd, but you can celebrate and focus on our big blue planet all month.

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Apr 10, 2015
Sage Wisdom from Rosemary
84

How to deal with fruit flies using rosemary and homemade fruit fly traps

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Apr 03, 2015
Books for Spring Reading
84

The Urban Soil Summit we recently attended left us with tons of information and even more resources to follow up on later.

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Mar 27, 2015
Nature Abhors Bare Soil
90

Add mulch to reduce weeds.

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Mar 20, 2015
Get Your Green On
90

Green is all around us. Next week is not only St. Patrick’s Day but March 16th is National Artichoke Heart Day.

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Mar 13, 2015
National Celery Month
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March is National Celery Month, which coincides with just about the right time to harvest celery if you planted it in the fall.

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Mar 06, 2015
Tomato Chooser
99

There are over 600 varieties of tomatoes out there. How do you know which options will work for you?

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Feb 20, 2015
Bed Prep for Spring
88

Prepping your beds for spring is the most important task a gardener can do before planting..

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Feb 13, 2015
Keep Squirrels off My Fruit Trees
73

Squirrels will take a bite out of every single piece of fruit on your nectarine tree if they can. Here are some tips to keep them from getting their in the first place.

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Feb 06, 2015
Make your own Seed Tape

This tip comes from Organic Gardening magazine and Jeff Cox’s book 100 Greatest Gardening Ideas.

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Jan 30, 2015
National Pie Day

Take a look at some of our favorite winter pie recipies for Nation Pie Day.

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Jan 23, 2015
Keeled Treehopper

Keeled treehoppers are sucking insects belonging to the same order as aphids. They use sharp mouthparts to pierce plant tissue and suck the life out of a plant over time.

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Jan 16, 2015
New Year, New Law
89

The State of California just passed a new law that protects apartment dwellers from having to remove edible gardens from their patios and balconies.

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Jan 09, 2015
Trash Can Root Cellar
74

Learn how to make a root cellar out of a trash can

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Dec 19, 2014
A Compostable Christmas
73

Make your holidays as light on the planet as possible with these tricks: use last year’s seed catalogs to wrap presents.

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Dec 12, 2014
Winter Foods
93

Winter may not official start until later this month, but fall offers great seasonal ingredients for hearty winter meals.

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Dec 05, 2014
Minnie and Moon
93

Check out her new site on http://www.minnieandmoon.com/?Click=1049 for holiday gifts (and a little something for yourself)

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Nov 21, 2014
Rise of the Giants

This is a film dedicated to growing giant pumpkins

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Nov 14, 2014
Breaking up Clay Soil

Gardenerd answers this week what the best way to break up clay soil.

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Nov 07, 2014
History of the Jack-o-Lantern
76

Pumpkin carving dates back to an Irish tradition of carving turnips and potatoes.

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Oct 31, 2014
Build a Bioswale

What’s a bioswale? It’s basically a trench to capture water on site, instead of having it run off down the street.

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Oct 17, 2014
Hugelkultur

Today we’re talking about hugelkultur, a permaculture design involving logs, compost and decomposition.

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Oct 10, 2014
The Colcannon

In honor of National Kale Day we’re featuring Colcannon, a new recipe that is perfect as fall sweeps across the country.

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Oct 03, 2014
No-Till Gardening Scores More Points

National Academy of Sciences and the U.K.’s Royal Society determine that no-till gardening is better than tilled gardening

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Sep 26, 2014
Apples Galore

600 varieties of heritage and cultivated apples from regions all over the world

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Sep 19, 2014
Food Forward

Watch some food rebels take positive routes to make a difference in food and agriculture

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Sep 05, 2014
Heirloom Expo

Fall garden planning, seed starting, and the Heirloom Expo

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Aug 29, 2014
Ants on my Blackberries and Citrus

Getting rid of ants and the pests they may bring.

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Aug 22, 2014
Planning for Fall

Start planning for and planting fall crops.

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Aug 15, 2014
Little Free Library

Free Community Library

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Aug 08, 2014
5 Foods Killing the Planet

5 Foods impacting our environment

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Aug 01, 2014
Ratatouille, RatItalian Style

RatItalian Style, italian version of Ratatouille

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Jul 25, 2014
Keep the Garden Going

Use French Intensive methods to keep garden beds going through the Summer

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Jul 18, 2014
Zucchini or Bust

35 delicious zucchini recipes

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Jul 11, 2014
Make Fruit Leather

Fruit leather is a great snack on the go

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Jun 27, 2014
Veganic

Growing food without any animal products whatsoever

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Jun 20, 2014
Make a Homestead Hamlet

Learn community efforts to solve problems

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Jun 12, 2014
Harvesting Garlic
98

Harvest, cure and braid your home-grown garlic

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Jun 06, 2014
Mulching a Tree

Discover the wrong and right ways to mulch a tree

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May 30, 2014
Groundbreaking Food Gardens

Check out Niki Jabbour’s new book, Groundbreaking Food Gardens

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May 23, 2014
Help Nature Along

Aid your garden by manually pollinating your crops

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May 16, 2014
Dirty Dozen 2014

Top 12 common produce items with the highest pesticide residues

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May 09, 2014
Preparing for Blight

Every year blight can be an issue for your garden

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Apr 25, 2014
Easter Traditions

Check out Easter traditions from around the world.

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Apr 18, 2014
Contaminated Soil?

Perform soil tests to check for contaminates where you grow

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Apr 11, 2014
Fun with Native Plants

Learn about native plants and which ones are in your region

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Apr 04, 2014
GMO Trees

Learn about the potentially hazardous effects of GMO Trees

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Mar 28, 2014
Tomato Time

It’s time to plant tomatos if you live in warm climates

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Mar 21, 2014
Brussels Sprouts and Aphids

How to keep aphids off your brussels sprouts

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Mar 07, 2014
Recipes for Winter Harvests

How to make good use out of your Winter harvest

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Feb 28, 2014
Tips from Seed School

Save locally adapted seeds for better results

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Feb 21, 2014
Keeping Cats Out

Keep cats out of your garden beds all year

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Feb 14, 2014
Rabbit-Proof Garden

Learn how to safe-guard your garden against rabbits

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Feb 07, 2014
Spring Seed-Starting

If you start planting out your garden in March, it’s time to get crackin’ indoors.

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Jan 24, 2014
Water Leaks mean $$ Leaks

Tips to help you save money and be more energy efficient.

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Jan 17, 2014
New Seed Catalog Favorites

Seed Catalog Favorites for 2014.

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Jan 10, 2014
Food Labels Exposed

Learn what food labels really mean.

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Dec 20, 2013
Killer Kohlrabi

Versatile winter vegetable – Kohlrabi.

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Dec 13, 2013
Make your Own Wreath

Helpful tips in making your won compostable wreath.

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Dec 06, 2013
Thanksgiving Traditions

Here at Gardenerd our Thanksgiving tradition is to plant bulbs

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Nov 28, 2013
A Lesson in Persimmon

It’s persimmon season, a perfect time for a quick lesson.

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Nov 22, 2013
Prepping for Storage

Preparing fall greens for the refrigerator.

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Nov 15, 2013
Seed Viability Test

Test questionable seeds for germination rates.

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Nov 08, 2013
1 Year Since Sandy

Climate change is undeniable since Hurricane Sandy.

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Nov 01, 2013
Just Do Stuff

Small ideas are the things that make waves and push larger organizations to initiate change.

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Oct 25, 2013
Harvesting and Storing Leeks

We’ve posted a new YouTube video about harvesting and storing leeks for winter. You’ll find a neat trick for keeping leeks on hand all winter long. Learn the best way to choose which leeks to pick and how to keep a continuous supply growing. Tune into YouTube each week for a new garden tip, and […]

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Oct 22, 2013
Harvesting and Storing Peppers

Easy solutions for harvesting and storing peppers.

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Oct 18, 2013
Better Mulch

There’s always more to learn about this handy ground cover

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Oct 11, 2013
Fall To-Do List

There’s so much to do in the garden before it gets cold or late.

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Oct 04, 2013
Save Cash, Start Seeds

Be more planet-friendly by starting seeds in newspaper pots rather than plastic seed trays.

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Sep 27, 2013
Plant Perennials

Fall is a time to plant plants that live for many years rather than one season.

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Sep 20, 2013
Seeding Ahead

Fall is a great time to scatter seeds for next year’s annuals.

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Sep 13, 2013
Late Summer To Do List

To Do List to keep your garden in tip-top shape

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Sep 06, 2013
Frustrated Insects

Using semiochemicals to combat pests.

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Aug 30, 2013
Cleaning Hose Nozzles

Take care of your tools and they’ll reward you with high performance.

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Aug 23, 2013
Tomato Abundance

Recipes for your tomato harvest

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Aug 16, 2013
Bolting to Dollars

Save time, money and effort this summer by letting your plants bolt

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Aug 09, 2013
Summer Pruning

Prune your fruit trees to prevent vertical growth and for a better harvest

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Aug 02, 2013
Repurposed Container Gardens

Discover ways to repurpose household items and more into containers for your garden

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Jul 26, 2013
Summer Buckwheat

Plant Summer Buckwheat to prepare your garden’s soil for Fall planting

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Jul 19, 2013
Keeping Cool

Keep your plants alive and well this summer with these helpful tips

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Jul 12, 2013
Pinching Basil

Keep pinching and pruning your basil to have it keep producing through summer

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Jul 05, 2013
Sprout It!

There’s a new gardening app to help you as you garden and it’s gardenerd friendly.

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Jun 28, 2013
Propagating Lavender

Want lavender growing in your yard? Save money by propagating lavendar.

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Jun 21, 2013
Zucchini 500

Annual zucchini-based racing event that gives kids permission to play with their food.

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Jun 14, 2013
Puckered Pepper Leaves

Last week in the garden I noticed that some of the newer leaves on my tomatoes and peppers were puckering and misshapen. At first glance I thought maybe spider mites, but there were no signs of infestation. Maybe it could have been a mosaic virus, but no, the leaves weren’t curled or discolored in any […]

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Jun 07, 2013
Corn Timing

Sweet corn is climbing toward the sky this time of year and while it’s easy to grow, it isn’t always easy to know when to harvest. How can you tell when it’s time to pick it?

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May 31, 2013
March Against Monsanto

This week’s tip is for a worldwide protest against Monsanto and GMO crops.

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May 24, 2013
Two Tips for Spring

This week’s tip comes from avid gardeners who wrote into Organic Gardening Magazine.

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May 17, 2013
Repair Café

Instead of throwing away that rusty or broken hand tool, why not bring it to a repair café and get it fixed?

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May 10, 2013
2013 Clean Fifteen

The Environmental Working Group’s 2013 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen list you can choose organic where it matters most.

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May 03, 2013
Earth Month

April is the chosen month to focus on conservation and protecting our Earth.

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Apr 26, 2013
Lunch and Learn

If you are planning a spring luncheon or dinner party, give it more meaning with a theme.

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Apr 19, 2013
Tax Day Gardening

April 15 is planting day for many gardeners, which shines a ray of sunlight on an otherwise dreaded day.

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Apr 12, 2013
Gardening Apps

Gardening apps are all the rage this season.

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Apr 05, 2013
Natural Easter Eggs
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Use natural dyes to brighten your holiday table.

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Mar 29, 2013
Thinning New Fruit Trees

There’s a trick to ensuring stronger trees, with years of plentiful produce if you exercise patience early on.

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Mar 22, 2013
Two Tips for Spring

Special tips for your winter harvest and upcoming spring garden.

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Mar 15, 2013
Plan for the Drought

Water is becoming scarcer, and the battle to control what’s left is well underway.

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Mar 08, 2013