Kiss the Earth Archive: November, 2009

Firethorn

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This morning, in the drizzly darkness, I was moping around thinking how blah everything looks. Then this came into view - Pyracantha coccinea... Read more

Four-legged mowers

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Yvonne Post loves goats. She has a fledgling herd of six Angoras at her farm in Chester County, and she's training them to do weed-management... Read more

Wildcrafting

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This is my attempt at "wildcrafting," or collecting, from the wilds of my garden, which contains a surprising number of interesting... Read more

Osage orange

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This is one of the more peculiar sights in autumn - the giant chartreuse fruit of the Osage orange tree, seen here in an artistic pile at Jenkins... Read more

Cool tools

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Tools are cool - old ones, I mean. These are sheep shears belonging to Harold Sweetman, who heads up Jenkins Arboretum in Devon but grew up... Read more

Landreth seeds

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Philadelphia is a vibrant horticultural center, with much history and many thriving gardening organizations, public gardens and traditions... Read more

Garlic breath

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Personally, I like garlic breath. Never had a problem with it, although I know people who can't tolerate even one clove. So it was exciting... Read more