April, 2010

Below are links to articles posted in April, 2010

Your Garden, The Most Local Food of All

I’m sure I’m not the only one who has been exposed to the new green trend of “eating local.” The idea behind the movement is that food that is transported less has less of a “carbon footprint” and it is also good to support your local community. That is all well and good, but as […]

Split Trunk Repair Update

Last Fall my favorite tree, a forest pansy redbud, was damaged in a wind storm and ended up with a split trunk. In that linked to blog post I detailed my methods for fixing the damage. The tree made it through the winter and both halves are still alive, but growing at different rates. Below […]

Apricot Tree Update

A year ago I planted an apricot tree I had ordered from Stark Bros. I ended up making a post about it to rave about the quality of the bareroot tree I was sent, it had almost perfect branching. I mentioned in the post that with such nicely pruned branching the tree could fruit sooner […]

My New Mini Greenhouse

One day I will have a nice big real temperature controlled greenhouse, I swear it. But for now, I don’t have one, nothing even close. At Lowes the other day I saw something and made an impulse purchase, but I’m glad I did, because I really could use this product. Basically it is a metal […]

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