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Race to Ripeness

The garden has been a real battle this summer. I’ve focused on the weeds, and yes, I did have to resort to the nuclear option (Roundup) to finally kill the four large burdock plants and some extra-resistant thistles (only around … Continue reading

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Au Revoir, Gopher!

“In the immortal words of Jean Paul Sartre, ‘Au revoir, gopher’.”  This line belongs to Carl Spackler, the groundskeeper played by Bill Murray in the film Caddyshack. He brought the epic battle of man versus gopher to life. And that battle goes on … Continue reading

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