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Congratulations Clean Water Portland!

Portland Oregon has voted against fluoridating their water. I didn’t use to think the small amount of fluoride in water mattered until I read information on the Fluoride Action Network (FAN) site, and heard expert testimony by leading scientists and medical professionals. I don’t … Continue reading

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Springing Into Yard Chores

With the warm weather we’ve been doing some yard chores. This includes taking down Christmas lights outside, trimming the perennials, and inspecting the crocuses. That last one isn’t a chore, but it gets us outside to do the other work. … Continue reading

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Fall Yard Pics and Thanksgiving

The garlic, butterfly bush and perennial mum have been put to bed, and tucked in with some straw mulch. Here are a few shots in the yard before the first snow fell yesterday. We have some Silver Feather grass along … Continue reading

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Eureka! A Hand Vac!

I had never heard of vacuuming up garden pests until a couple of days ago. I am very willing to try this on our cucumber beetles, because they are too fast to hand-pick. I’ll need to see if we have … Continue reading

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