Kiss the Earth Archive: July, 2010

It's not the money

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Cindy Bly doesn't do this for the money. She grows vegetables on every spare inch of her back yard because she loves it. Cindy is part of the... Read more

A farmer's dream

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My phone call interrupted Amanda Staples' ice cream break - Breyers vanilla with fresh blueberries on top - but she was eager to talk about... Read more

High-wire act

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Every summer it's a high-wire act trying to achieve the right mix of heat and rain in the garden. Last year, it was a soak fest with disastrous... Read more

Water world

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I'm not talking rain-water world, but the watery oasis created by John Thinnes, a businessman and gardener in Hatfield, over the last decade... Read more

Hangin' with Harry

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My coworkers keep asking whether I stuck my foot (or more) in the ocean this morning when I went to Ventnor to interview Harry Hasson and see... Read more

Grow a row

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All the home gardeners I know are gearing up for the harvest, which is a polite way of saying they're hovering over the tomatoes and peppers... Read more

Rose-of-sharon

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Rose-of-sharon has never been on my list of favorites. Something about it has always shouted "junk tree" to me. But I think those... Read more