Kiss the Earth Archive: August, 2010

What's eating you?

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Me and my 100 percent organic garden. Ha! So much for that. Over the past year, my garden's been attacked by killer trumpet vine, flea beetles... Read more

A lively wall

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Here's an interesting "green wall" - found it at Terrain at Styer's along Baltimore Pike in Glen Mills. Popped in there yesterday... Read more

A passing noted

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You may remember my story from June 21 about John Feliciani, horticulture director at Winterthur, retiring at the end of that month. John was... Read more

Mountain mint

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Say "mint" to most gardeners, and they run for the exit sign. Personally, I like mint. I pull it regularly! Mountain mint, or Virginia... Read more

Marvelous milkweed

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We've all seen milkweed growing by the side of the road in summer and wondered about those big brown seed pods in fall. But not many people... Read more

Frank's garden rooms

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Frank Victor is a champion milkweed grower. This Hainesport, N.J., master gardener has created quite a butterfly habitat using several varieties... Read more

The Solitude

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Me, I love solitude. I love being alone, especially in my house or garden. Never had a problem entertaining myself, rarely feel lonely and... Read more

An olive grove in Mayfair

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This is Jeremy Rafferty sitting in front of some of the 16 olive trees growing on his 10x10-foot patio. Jeremy lives in a rowhouse in Mayfair!... Read more