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Manzanita – A Most Useful Plant

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Manzanita is a shrub you’ll find growing all over around here, as California is manzanita country. Seen as a nuisance or a fire hazard by many, it’s actually quite an attractive and useful plant. Manzanita means “little apple” in Spanish … Continue reading

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Pandemic Gardening

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Pandemic gardening is big this year. Nothing like a major hitch in the food supply chain to get people back to the traditional kitchen garden. I have never been so glad for my old-fashioned seed-saving and stocking up ways as … Continue reading

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Pandemic Story – Part III

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So here’s the latest: cases in our county are still at the cluster stage, probably because we are quite rural and thus there are fewer opportunities to come into contact with large crowds or travel on public transportation. However, we’ve … Continue reading

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