Kiss the Earth Archive: May, 2010

Concourse Lake

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Behold Concourse Lake. Ever heard of it? Probably not, but you soon will. This 7.5-acre lake is in West Fairmount Park, along Avenue of the... Read more

Mini-hosta

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Mini-hostas are a hot ticket these days. 'Blue Mouse Ears' have been around for awhile, but in the last five or six years, the public's appetite... Read more

"Editing"

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I find it amusing that gardeners use the term "editing" to describe what happens when your garden's been growing awhile and needs... Read more

Superfood

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Behold superfood - highbush blueberries, which are high in antioxidants, versatile and delicious, easy to freeze and beautiful to look at in... Read more

Moonlight vine

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Big news in the Back 40: For the first time in five years, there are blooms on the vine! Although this looks like climbing hydrangea, it's... Read more

Penn State arboretum

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What do you think of when Penn State is mentioned? Football? Me, too. That's fine, but PSU is a lot more interesting and it just got interesting-er... Read more

Elemental energy

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This is "Yellow Zinger," Tim Prentice's submission to an outdoor exhibit at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education called... Read more

Valentine Gardens

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This was taken at Valentine Gardens in Coatesville a few weeks ago, for a story on rock gardens that'll be in tomorrow's Inquirer (Home &... Read more