Kiss the Earth Archive: June, 2013

A green wall restores its creator

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Ed Tawyea built this green wall himself - it hosts about 200 plants, each placed in a synthetic felt pocket. It's irrigated throughout with... Read more

Check out these house guests

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Gardening friends in Chestnut Hill have some charming new house guests. Here they are relaxing in the pool. Hey, I wouldn't mind a weekend... Read more

To all whom I have put on the spot ...

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It's payback time! If you've ever been the subject of one of my stories - or been photographed for one - you may be in for a treat. This Friday... Read more

After 8 years, a wonder to behold

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Gardening is not for the faint of heart or the impatient, which would disqualify most of us if we had to be accepted into a program of some... Read more

Now comes a prescription for native plants

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Sure glad I went to see Jim Bray yesterday instead of today! How dark is it outside? Looks like it's 9 p.m. Jim and his wife Jeanne live on... Read more

Finally, a radish I can stand to eat

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Radishes are not a wildly popular thing in this country, probably because the ones available in supermarkets are so nasty - limp, not crunchy... Read more

The buzz about big bugs

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Been to see the Big Bugs at Morris yet? I saw them on Sunday. David Rodgers' sculptures are lots of fun. This is a grasshopper made from black... Read more

Bill K and his amazing rose garden

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Bill Kozemchak, aka "Bill K" in the rose world, is a master rosarian who grows 1,050 roses (700 different varieties) on his quarter-acre property... Read more