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Holiday Gifts for Gardeners

We made this fun little video to share with all our gardening friends during this holiday season. The painting is by David’s mother and shows a sleigh-ride scene from her girlhood in Pennsylvania almost one hundred years ago. The video features all five of our books that make great gifts for any gardener on your holiday shopping list.  

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Thanks to Katherine Roth of AP Press

Thanks to Katherine Roth of AP Press for writing an excellent article about us and our newest book “What’s Wrong With My Marijuana Plant?” number five in our series of gardening books. The article has, so far, been picked up by ABC News, The Washington Post, and The Seattle Times! Here’s the link to the article in the Washington Post washingtonpost.com/…/6f4fbdea-a2cb-11e7-b573-8ec86cdfe1ed_story Enjoy! Incidentally, our book more »

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Growing Marijuana in a Polyculture Environment

Here’s a link to an article excerpted from our book, What’s Wrong With My Marijuana Plant, that was published in Mother Earth News. Growing Marijuana in a Polyculture Environment The article explains what a polyculture is, how to create one, and why it’s important to do so. The photo above is a good example of bringing a lot of different kinds of plants into the more »

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What’s Wrong With My Marijuana Plant?

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Marijuana

Our newest book, number five in the “What’s Wrong With My…” series, is all about cannabis care with safe organic solutions to every problem. The book is being published by Ten Speed Press and will be available everywhere in August, 2017. Whether you have 2 or 3 plants or hundreds of plants, whether your intended use is medical or recreational, it is imperative to avoid more »

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Artichokes

Last summer was a banner year for artichokes in our garden. This year promises to be even better. All eight of our artichoke plants are growing very well and some are three feet tall already.

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Japanese anemone

I love this perennial but it’s a thug! It’s so invasive we had to dig it up and put it in a pot where it can’t escape. And we have to keep weeding it out of the garden. It’s very pretty though, and it brings a lot of pollinators into the garden, so it’s worth keeping in its pot.

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Zanzibar Gem (Z Z Plant)

Zanzibar Gem, or ZZ plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) looks like a Zamia, a cycad, but is really in the skunk cabbage family along with philodendrons, pothos, Chinese evergreen, and so many other wonderful houseplants. Give it bright light (no direct sun) and low water. See page 120 of our newest book, What’s Wrong With My Houseplant.

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Penstemon

We grew this Penstemon hybrid from seed last year. We’re looking forward to another banner year of flowers, vegetables, and fruit from our garden this year. It’s supposed to be sunny all week and we’re planning to get a lot of gardening done!

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Raspberries

Last year’s bumper crop of red raspberries lingers in memory as we toil away pruning, weeding, and tying canes to the new support system we’re building. A lot of work but oh so worth it!

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