FrustrationChild

Totally Bogus Gardening Hacks, Part II

Here, ladies and gentlemen, is my second helping of bogus garden hacks from an article I found online. The offending article was on one of those sites that claim to give the reader the “real facts” hitherto hidden from the average reader. It offered ten “gardening hacks” that were guaranteed to give me healthy plants. As I paged from one to the other, my Bogus-O-Meter kept going off the chart. Not only was the...

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Courtesy Carey Tilden

Totally Bogus Gardening Hacks, Part I

My beloved husband is always on the lookout for garden articles on the Internet that I might find interesting. Most of his discoveries are worthwhile. Recently however he forwarded a link to a page that had my blood boiling within minutes. The offending article was on one of those sites that claim to give the reader the “real facts” hitherto hidden from the average reader. It offered ten “gardening hacks” that were guaranteed to...

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CucumberTomato

A Summer Salad

There is no better time to enjoy freshly picked produce than right now. Tomatoes and cucumbers are practically leaping off the vine ready to be added to the salad bowl. The basil growing in our herb gardens is in full production and will benefit from periodic harvesting. So in celebration of this abundance I offer this recipe for your pleasure.   Save Print Cucumber Tomato Salad   Ingredients 2 large cucumbers, seedless preferred 2...

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