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Three Sisters Garden ~ Historical Companion Planti...

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Tuesday November 17, 2009   -   By Karen

This year at the Stanhope Discovery Museum, where I'm the garden's coordinator, we once again, planted a "Three Sisters Garden". Until I moved from Toronto, here to Haliburton County, I'd yet to hear about what a Three Sisters Garden actually was....

Hebron Farmers Market

Blog: Hebron Farmers Market   -   Sunday November 01, 2009   -   By Shelly

The 2009 summer harvest season in Connecticut is officially (sadly) over.  With Thanksgiving only a few weeks away, we believe we should express our most heartfelt "Thank You" to The First Congregational Church of Hebron for the...

Through the Eyes of a Dreamer

Blog: Double R Farm (Amish Country Soaps & Sundries)   -   Saturday July 25, 2009   -   By Christine

Well, we've finally gotten the rain that we needed so badly here in Sugarcreek.  The past few days it has been raining and the garden has finally gotten the moisture it needs. The weeds though, they are another story. Yesterday, I spent hours pulling and...

Plants and Water

Blog: West End Farm   -   Tuesday May 19, 2009   -   By Alice

Plants that use water efficiently, what a provocative and broad subject to touch on, Joe. You're going to make me stretch for this one. The first, simplest and easiest answer is that for true drought tolerance you really want to find a nearby Native...

Staghorn Sumac Lemonade

Blog: So Succulent Gardens   -   Tuesday January 06, 2009   -   By Blossomfarm

While driving last week to visit Maumee Bay State Park, I notice beautiful bright red Staghorn Sumac seed heads still attached to the branches, it reminded me  of an old recipe for sumac lemonade.  I have only had it in fall when I was a child...

What is Smudging? And how is it done?

Blog: So Succulent Gardens   -   Saturday December 13, 2008   -   By Blossomfarm

The ritual of smudging can be defined as "spiritual house cleaning" and to help center ourselves.  All ancient cultures burned various herbs and resins for spiritual reasons.  Incense is thought to have 'pleased the gods' with its...

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