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Lessons in the Rewards of Selfless Gardening

Let go of gardening for your own vision and watch the garden’s own true vision come forth Full Story
     Comment   March 23, 2014
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YogaJulie
jahilton and greenrivergirl, I'm in Santa Rosa trying to do some of the same things....attract wildlife, use no chemicals, and plant that which is deer-resistant; I appreciate what you've shared about gardening in this area. I hope the bees and butterflies return to all of us----do plant some milkweed for the monarchs, too.
April 1, 2014 at 8:47am     
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Jo
I had a terrible plague of Iris borers, it seemed I was losing the battle until an older friend told this trick. It is messy and time consuming but it worked. I dug all the iris, put them in a pile and then found an old wash tub. My friend told me to fill the tub about half full, maybe 10 gallons of water. Then I added a half a cup of bleach. I mixed it around, then put the iris in the tub. The next day I took each plant, cut off the rotten places and dug out the borers. After cutting back the foliage to a consistent height, I replanted them in a different location. I haven't had Iris borers since. I'm not sure if moving the plants caused the improvement or the cleaning and bleach rinse did the trick. It worked for me. I am so happy with the results! I realize using bleach is not a natural cure but I feel like it was better than spraying or just digging them up and throwing them in a ditch.
April 6, 2014 at 7:25am   
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13 Extra-Cool Things to Do With a Backyard

Sure, you could just plop down on a blanket. Or you could create a dragon’s lair, a mosaic gallery, a party in a jungle ... Full Story
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docilana
Love the ideas. Think I will make some mosaic paving stones. Can't understand the need ( comment 1) to put a television outside. Isn't it enough that you watch indoors and enjoy being outdoors just for the pleasure of it all?
March 21, 2014 at 10:09pm     
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Review for Fahy Kitchens & Bath, Inc.:

Fahy Kitchens coordinated most features of our new kitchen, including cabinets, countertop (to be completed in two weeks), and appliances. At each decision poin...
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