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Margaret Roach
Corporate publishing dropout, now rural writer and gardener.
Corporate publishing dropout, now rural writer and gardener.
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For anyone worried that lichens on tree bark=bad, think again. The more lichens the better--they're telling us how healthy (or not) an environment is. Learn to listen:

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Don't think the plants don't know what we're thinking.

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Such a great groundcovering conifer, plus deep-resistant and shade-tolerant. Love this plum-yew.

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Finally! A book to replace the 1989 go-to on my shelf.

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Just re-read Elisabeth Tova Bailey's powerful little book and bought a couple of copies to share. 

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Dan Bussey of Seed Savers is lively, expert and he'll even custom-graft you an apple tree from the historic collection.

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Looks hot, but it's not!

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Glad every morning and evening when I see the deer browsing in the woods that they are on the OTHER side of the fence.

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Resist the impulse to start too soon...calculate the right dates for sll oyu vegetables, flowers, herbs.
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