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BRIE ARTHUR

Leading the foodscape revolution Story by Julie Thompson-Adolf, juliesgardendelights.com Photo by Elizabeth Galecke, elizabethgalecke.com Revolutions often begin quietly. Gathering insurgents, organizing covert meetings, planning protests, planting arugula among violas … For many homeowners, creating edible gardens in their front yards is viewed as an act of homeowners’ association treason. Neighborhood associations strive to maintain or …

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OUTSMART THOSE CRITTERS!

10 ways to safeguard fruit and vegetable gardens Story by Nan K. Chase Deer, possums, raccoons, groundhogs, squirrels, birds, bears, and more deer. Not to mention Japanese beetles, cabbage moths, and other destructive insects. With endless garden pests, it’s a wonder anything at all grows to a harvestable size. And the better the vegetable garden …

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BANANA PEPPER BASICS

It’s almost like Christmas in July! Story by Bob Westerfield I sometimes think of banana peppers as summer Christmas trees for the garden. These dark green plants adorn themselves with abundantly spaced, light-colored, ornament-like peppers. As a member of the chile pepper family, banana peppers get their name simply because of their shape and color. …

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