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Curing the Gardening Phobia

First Lesson in Pruning, No Learning Curve Required

So…there’s a shrub in your yard that bloomed when you first moved in…but didn’t bloom the second year. Or the year after. And then you noticed lots of sticks in it this year. What will you do with it?

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lime green moss, red moss, and sage green lichen growing in a small black pot
Curing the Gardening Phobia

Making Goth Lasagna: Reverse Climate Change from Your Own Backyard

I usually save lasagna for special occasions. It’s kinda time-consuming to make…and then I have to watch everyone gobble it down in 10 minutes.

But this Goth Lasagna recipe is way more satisfying.

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Curing the Gardening Phobia

Garden Boss Soil Minions

Well done! You had your first summer of flowers on your back patio, or front porch. It was refreshing to drive up and see them, and even more relaxing to eat breakfast on the back patio among the blooms.

In the early morning quiet, only your coffee and the birds kept you company. A rabbit sat motionless on the lawn. Nestled in among the potted flowers, you ate a small breakfast and softened into your morning meditation time.

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