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Benign neglect? Garden pest control naturally

Gardeners worried about the safety of synthetic pest-control products sometimes turn to botanically derived compounds instead. But many of those also contain toxic ingredients, such as nicotine, rotenone and pyrethrins.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-04-10/benign-neglect-garden-pest-contr
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Novice gardeners, try these bullet-proof plants

Gardening is a forgiving pursuit. Get it wrong one year and you can start fresh again the next, wiser, with lessons learned. Study up between planting seasons.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-12-05/novice-gardeners-try-these-bulle
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Choose the right mulch for your garden

...unsightly.Online:For more on mulches and mulching, see this Cornell University fact sheet:http://www.gardening.cornell.edu/factsheets/mulch/mulchland.htmlYou can contact Dean Fosdick at deanfosdick@netscape.net

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-11-21/choose-the-right-mulch-for-your-
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A climate of change for gardeners

While many gardeners scan the newly arrived seed catalogs to plan their next growing season, the industry's visionaries are pouring talent and resources into products and ideas they hope will be sown in years to come.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-01-02/a-climate-of-change-for-gardener
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Allergies can put crimp in gardening

...more about dealing with allergies while gardening, see this ACAAI website:http://www.acaai.org/allergist/news/New/Pages/whatsnew_gardening_allergies.aspxYou can contact Dean Fosdick at deanfosdick@netscape.net

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-11-07/allergies-can-put-crimp-in-garde
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Add 'walkables' to our home landscape

Plants you can walk on are attractive additions to pathways. These low-lying perennials can withstand heavy foot traffic, release pleasant odors when crushed, smother weeds, and cushion your step in the narrow spaces between bricks or flagstones.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-10-24/add-walkables-to-our-home-landsc
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Garden planning to cope with water runoff

Stormwater runoff can quickly drain a homeowner's wallet. The flooding erodes yards, soaks basements, pollutes streams and wastes a precious resource.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-02-28/garden-planning-to-cope-with-wat
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Dandelion roots and more: finding food at our feet

Ellen Zachos is a modern-day forager, gathering wild foods to enrich her cuisine. New York's Central Park provides the fixings for much of her larder, which includes wines, pickles, jams and jellies made from flavorful weeds.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-05-23/dandelion-roots-and-more-finding
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