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Recession Gardens

foundation-border-with-veggies-june-25-07Victory gardens are so last century. Now, according to CNN, at least, the time has come for “recession gardens.” picked up a story for their web site from user-generated on ‘Recession gardens’ trim grocery bills, teach lessons. I doubt that the stats on the increased interest in gardening will be a surprise to any of us. But the article does raise a good point, about where the people who are gardening for the first time are getting their information. Continue Reading →

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School Gardens: It’s Never Too Early To Start

school-gardens-resized-flowersIn my home away from home, Israel, I am lucky enough to be living in a model neighborhood in North Tel Aviv that has three schools within a one quarter-mile radius. The one that I walk by every day, literally around the block from me, is a pre-school. It’s nothing fancy but is considered to be one of the most exceptional (and difficult to be accepted to) schools in this area. Continue Reading →

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