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What do mulches do?

Originally posted on Soils Matter, Get the Scoop!:
Question: I’ve heard that mulches can improve water quality—is there a connection? Aren’t they just for landscaping? Photo by Susan V. Fisk Landscape mulches come in wide arrays of colors and textures.…

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Grafting to be Featured at Master Composter & Barstow Garden Club Meeting

Don Woo, Master Composter Coordinator And Owner of D&B Visions, just forwarded me an e-mail from the Barstow Master Composter & Garden Club regarding the upcoming meeting tomorrow on Saturday February 17, 2018 at 11:30 am.  A video on grafting … Continue reading

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Misplaced Plants and Fire Safety

The Fire Marshall won me over when she patted my manicured creosote bush (Larrea tridentata) like it was a pet dog. Continue reading

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Cedar Seed Storage Box

Steps to Do Tomorrow
Cut Rabbets for Top and Bottom
Check Fit
Glue Box Together
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Planning For New Gate

I purchased a “fixer upper” that needs lots of work.  Now that I am retired, I have the time to take a basic woodworking class.  I intend to build a gate for my final project.  Ambitious for a beginner, I … Continue reading

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Chocolate cupcakes without sugar and flour

Originally posted on Cooking Without Limits:
Yeah!! Finally I found a recipe for my boy for cupcakes without flour and sugar. They called it Paleo recipe, I call it a very healthy and with a great taste recipe for cupcakes.…

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Baked Doce de Grao – Gluten Free Coconut Blondie Recipe

I am putting this recipe on my must try list! The  author got the idea of testing this recipe after her success with her cheat version of coconut macaroons. Doce de grao (check recipe)  is a staple sweet made for weddings, Christmas, … Continue reading

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Thank You Dad

“We are all Americans.” Thanks Dad for telling me the story and putting it all together for me. Continue reading

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