The Power of the Story and Literature in the Garden

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“Story is for a human as water is for a fish–all encompassing.…” Jonathan Gottschall The Literary Garden You can find a multitude of stories in any garden, but especially in those designed with beloved books in mind. Gwen Frostic once

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Toddler-ing the Carrot’s Complexity

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“What’s that?” is almost two-year-old Grayson’s favorite sentence. He’s in that precarious place of trying to pinpoint what makes something different and how items are related. I cannot remember this phase myself, but I’d imagine (based on his behavior) that

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How to Use Your Excess Harvest

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This week’s blog post is from our friends at Fix.com, a lifestyle blog devoted to bringing you expert content to make your life easier! We do it every year. Novice and experienced gardeners plant too much of a good thing

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Back to School Books & Curricula!

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It’s time to head back to school! Are you looking for lessons to help you integrate gardening into your classroom curriculum, hands-on activities for your after school program, or innovative ideas for engaging your home-schooled children in the garden? We

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Zillions of Zucchinis

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So what’s on just about every gardener’s mind at this point in the summer? I don’t know about you, but one of my biggest dilemmas is what to do with all the zucchini I’m harvesting! It’s a good thing they

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Plan Now for a Fall Harvest

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Just like the merchants who start displaying the back to school fashion lineup when it’s still beachwear weather, school gardeners who want enjoy a fall vegetable harvest need to think ahead during summer’s heat to cooler times to come. A

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