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Entries from September 2007

Celosia

September 26th, 2007 · No Comments

This flower did fantastic this year. This plant grew straight up and got to over six feet tall. However, it did not branch out the top too much. The humongous flower(s) look like brains, and are the most amazing deep magenta color. When this flower is dried out, it looks like velvet [...]

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Tags: Flowers

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) of Long Island

September 26th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Wikipedia Link
Community Supported Agriculture is a program where a farm (or group of farms) trades their bounty directly with the people who sign up for “shares.” For example, I would pay $350 for a year, and every week from May to September, the farm sends out my share of whatever is in season. [...]

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Compost

September 26th, 2007 · 7 Comments

In our house, we are lucky enough to have a kitchen that has a window directly over the sink that heads to the backyard. So we just toss all out kitchen scraps right out the window directly into the compost pile.
If you make your own compost, you know its always fun to [...]

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Tags: Organic Gardening Techniques

Permaculture – Long Island, NY

September 26th, 2007 · 3 Comments

This site has been developed by and for the community to share and take part in. It is a space where people can document their experiences and relationships they have with the diverse botanic ecology that defines Long Island, NY.
Plants are defined by the elements that make up the days and nights of the area [...]

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Tags: Long Island