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Late August 2014 Newsletter

          LATE AUGUST   |   2014   Trouble reading this email? View the online version!   GARDEN NEWS Question of the Week – BUGS! We’ve been swamped with a lot of questions about bugs lately and what to do with them in the garden. It is the season! Our two articles for home-grown […]

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Arizona Monsoon Sunset

July 2014 Newsletter

July 2014 Edition “The trouble with gardening is that it does not remain  an avocation. It becomes an obsession.” ~ Phyllis McKinley In This Issue- Squash Bugs and Ways to Deal With Them Home Garden Bug Solution Planning for Fall and Winter Gardening Argentine Beef Roast with Fettuccine Resiliency and the Ripple Effect Hello Friends! […]

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Seed production with Yavapai College

June 2014 Newsletter

June 2014 Edition “A man should never plant a garden larger than this wife can take care of.” ~T.H. Everett, English horticulturist 1903-1986 In This Issue- Seed Production with Yavapai College Sedona Community Farmer’s Market Gardener’s Hand Soap P4P Expo in Pomona CA This Weekend! Design Your Own Seed Saving Course Hello Friends!     […]

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Desert Prickly Pear Cactus

May 2014 Newsletter

May 2014 Edition “Gardens, scholars say, are the first sign of commitment to a community. When people plant corn they are saying, ‘let’s stay here’. And by their connection to the land, they are connected to one another.” ~Anne Raver In This Issue- Corn – More Than Just Sweet Milkweed Seed Germination Procedures Smoked Yogurt […]

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Wild Galapagos Tomatoes

April 2014 Highlights

April 2014 Highlights “This magical, marvelous food on our plate, this sustenance we absorb, has a story to tell. It has a journey. It leaves a footprint. It leaves a legacy. To eat with reckless abandon, without conscience, without knowledge; folks, this ain’t normal.” ~ Joel Salatin from “Folks, This Ain’t Normal” In This Issue- […]

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Slicing Carrots

April 2014 Newsletter

April 2014 Edition “April is one of those months that has four weeks but easily seven or eight personalities. You wake up one Saturday morning, say, and find the sun high and warm… and before you’re done much work you break into a sweat and pull off your coat. Immediately, a cloud blows in from […]

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Stephen and Cindy Scott of Terroir Seeds

March 2014 Newsletter

March 2014 Edition “As I weed and cultivate the basils, savories, and thymes in my garden, touch their furry or glossy leaves, and breathe in their spicy scent, they seem like such old friends it is difficult to realize that only three years ago these aromatic herbs, except for parsley, sages and mint, were quite […]

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Stpehen and Cindy Scott of Terroir Seeds

February 2014 Highlights

February 2014 Highlights “Odd as I am sure it will appear to some, I can think of no better form of personal involvement in the cure of the environment than that of gardening. A person who is growing a garden, if he is growing it organically, is improving a piece of the world. He is […]

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Mammoth Melting Sugar Pea

February 2014 Newsletter

February 2014 Edition “There are two seasonal diversions that can ease the bite of any winter. One is the January thaw. The other is the seed catalog.” ~ Hal Borland, The New York Times, January 19, 1958 In This Issue- Grow Something New This Year Alternative Spinach Greens Humboldt Elementary School Garden Red Risotto with […]

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King Umberto Tomatoes

January 2014 Highlights

January 2014 Highlights “The love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies.” ~ Gertrude Jekyll In This Issue- Bulk Seed Available Membership Drive Sour Cream Biscuits Ellen’s Rhubarb Article Seed Orientation During Planting Improves Germination Variety Highlight – Gourds Hello Friends!   Welcome to our mid-January edition! Last night, we saw the […]

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