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January 9, 2017
by The Gardeners' Apprentice
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Botanicum

One of the great joys of gardening and writing about plants is amassing a collection of books.  These days, you might argue that everything is available online, via e–books or other electronic means.  That may be so, but it would … Continue reading

January 20, 2015
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Book Review: The New American Herbal by Stephen Orr

An herb is defined as any useful plant.  I grow lots of them, though some are decidedly more useful than others.  I wage constant battles with rambunctious, self-sowing nuisances like perilla mint and lemon balm, which are on a perpetual … Continue reading