Kiss the Earth Archive: March, 2012

Elizabeth trumps the competition

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I first saw Elizabeth at Morris Arboretum many years ago. It nearly caused me to drive off the entrance road. Of course I'm talking about the... Read more

Lettuce is a gateway drug

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Have you ever thought of lettuce as a gateway drug? You know, the thing that turns you on so much you can't wait to move on to the next addictive... Read more

The pleasures of eating ... grass

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This is Howard Brosius, a force to contend with and the inventor of a growing system of covered cedar boxes called Micro Farms. They're really... Read more

I got a little work done, too

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This weekend, my neighborhood woke up. Not that everyone was hibernating over the (alleged) winter, but it seemed as if lots of people were... Read more

The sweet - and simple - viola

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I've already been browsing at my neighborhood garden center. How about you? I went looking for vegetable starts and ended my visit in the viola... Read more

Is that an orange in my centerpiece?

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Yes, it is. This is the creation of Adelaide Linn of Adelaide's Florals in Ambler. It seemed the essence of early spring or the Easter season... Read more

Next year: Expect a BRILLIANT show

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That's not my hyperbole. It's PHS'. In a move that echoes the "GREAT" ad campaign launched last September in England touting the 2012 summer... Read more

Aloha, 2012 flower show

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After 12 straight days writing and blogging about the flower show, this photo captures my feelings exactly. I'm ready for a nap! Somebody push... Read more