Pumpkins are amazing plants. Intriguing and delicious, they are one of America’s gifts to world food and are fun to grow and eat. Pumpkins were domesticated and cultivated by Native Americans long before Columbus. They valued them as a nutritious food that would keep well into the winter. Not only is the meat nutritious but […]
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Early this spring we sat on our front porch staring at needed work and a home dilemma. Our front porch and back deck were enclosed in traditional wood railings and balusters. About every other year the paint peeled. Scraping and repainting were tedious and time consuming chores that we didn’t want to do repeatedly. Also, […]
Hot moist weather is a boon to crabgrass. This European native was brought to America centuries ago and is a hated lawn and garden weed, yet crabgrass comes with benefits.