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Growing Wisdom
How to start seeds and transplant them into larger containers
Sun, 21 Jun 2015 08:08:14

Starting your own plants from seed is a very rewarding experience. The idea you can put a seed in some soil, get it to germinate, grow and then put it in the ground is still amazing to me after decades of doing this.

Some seeds ...


Composting is a great way to make your own soil
Sat, 13 Jun 2015 15:40:48

Home gardening has really become a bigger and bigger part of many people’s lives over the past decade. Part of this trend is the desire to grow one’s own food. The graphic below from the National Gardening Association gives us a good i...


Strawberry season arrives in New England
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 08:53:01

Strawberry season has arrived, and this year the strawberries in the Northeast are ripening with particularly strong flavor. Over the past couple of days, I’ve tasted some of the first strawberries at Lookout Farm in South Natick. The fa...


Weather Wisdom
Great beach weather today leads to a mostly good weather week for vacationers
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 07:41:07

When you take a summer vacation you want great weather. I don’t know of anyone leaving work for a week and says “I hope it rains for the next 7 days." In July, the odds of having a week of clouds and showers are slim, but it has happened...


July 4th forecast not as perfect anymore, but don't panic -- it's not a washout either
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:34:01

There are some changes to the 5-day forecast and they unfortunately affect Independence Day. Now, before you run and cancel plans or start worrying about a washout, that is not what's currently predicted. The overall change is because ...


Stunning weather takes us up to and past Independence Day
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:39:57

Writing these blogs is something I genuinely love doing. There really isn’t a shortage of topics to write about, because the weather is always changing. However, over the next week, strictly on the meteorological scale of exciting weathe...


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