Tag Archives: intensive gardening

Garden Lessons:Not All Broccoli is Created Equal

Cross-posted at Eating Well Magazine. And here, for all these years, I thought raised beds were the way to go… I’m reading an interesting (and controversial) book about gardening in post-peak-oil times: Gardening When It Counts, by Steve Solomon. He  would have me abandon my intensive gardening techniques including the raised beds (the soil dries […]

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Slow Gardening: Adapting to Conditions Out of Our Control

I’m sure there are a number of April Fool’s posts about the snow falling in New England right now.  But I’m taking a different tack on April and a slow spring with this week’s column for the Addison Independent. Slow Gardening: Spring Takes its Time, and So Does the Garden As spring hems and haws […]

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