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The List! – Visit the Beautiful Gardens and Estates of Long Island

August 2nd, 2009 · 2 Comments

Got gardening fever? Love horticulture, botanics and the like? Head out to one of Long Island’s Gardens and Estates right around the corner and enjoy some beautiful gardens as well as a great architecture and history.
To the home gardener, a trip to someone else’s garden/estate can renew inspiration and appreciation for the art of gardening.  [...]

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Synopsis – Tulsi (“Holy Basil”) – Ayurvedic Medicinal Herb Used for Thousands of Years

December 10th, 2008 · 4 Comments

OK here is one of my favorite herbs (if not THE favorite).  It smells like BUBBLE GUM for crying out loud!
Tulsi / Holy Basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum)
If you have ever grown this herb, you know what amazing surprises it offers.  When I brush by it, I get this smell of heaven that I have never smelled [...]

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History Of Long Island Agriculture

October 24th, 2007 · 2 Comments

After a bit of research I compiled a list of internet resources that tell the story of Long Island Agriculture.  This will be an ongoing list and will be updated as needed.  Feel free to leave a comment if you have a resource you feel needs to be added.
Newsday’s “Farming The Land of Their Dreams”
Newsday’s [...]

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