Bees Make the Best Pets

There has been a lot of buzzing about bees in the last while. Seems everyone has an opinion about the potential banning of a certain classification of pesticides called ‘neonics’ Read more...

Garden Readers

You are reading the newspaper, so I am going to assume something here: that you enjoy reading. That said, it will not come as a surprise to you that gardeners also enjoy reading and that there are a lot of gardeners who enjoy writing too. Read more...

Unsung Hero

This is Veterans week and it seems to me a good idea to hear a few good stories that illuminate the meaning of this special time of year. Read more...

Why Poppies?

The voice on the other end of the phone was belligerent, “How can we use poppies on Remembrance Day when we all know that opium comes from poppies and surely they are responsible for many of the world’s ills!” I was hosting my Saturday morning call-in radio show some years ago when an irate caller made this statement. Read more...

Good Things We Love to Hate

Ever since I opened my ‘insect hotel’ in by backyard this summer I have been made acutely aware of the fact that this is a bad idea, according to some pretty smart and generally well-informed people that I know. My, how wrong they are. Read more...

Check That: Your Fall Gardening Checklist

I have a love/hate relationship with to-do lists. The hang over me like a monster ready to pounce when they are not met and when they are, there is generally no praise in it. Read more...
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    Mark Cullen

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