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Retain the rain and keep West Nile away

For some people rain is annoyance. To a gardener it’s manna from heaven. Even though the growing season is over for many of us, I smile as I listen to rain falling on the roof. I’m glad it’s not snow – not quite ready for that yet – and I’m happy that our water tables [...]

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Why, oh why, are there earthworms on my sidewalk?

With the opening of trout season and yard work off to annoying start, we thought we’d provide answers to those ever-pressing questions: First, just why is it that when it rains, earthworms come out onto sidewalks and driveways?  Our place is like a minefield. You have to jump all around to make sure you don’t [...]

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