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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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Garlic – Herbal Workhorse

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Garlic, in my opinion, doesn’t get nearly the respect it deserves. While pretty much everything that grows on the face of the earth has some sort of constituent that is useful to humans, I think garlic is pretty much at … Continue reading

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