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Returning Birds

For lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtles is heard in our land. Song of Solomon 2:11-12   2ND WEEK IN MARCH Returning Birds   In 1948, Paul Müller of […]

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Underplanting Trees

Underplanting Trees in the Yard and on the Parkway True or false: Mulching  a tree circle with wood chips is the best thing for a tree,  ecologically. Actually, a wood chip mulch is the 2nd best thing for a tree.  It keeps lawn mowers and string trimmers from damaging the tree bark, it keeps down weeds, […]

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Sycamore

Oh, the moon is fair tonight along the Wabash, From the fields comes the breath of new-mown hay; Through the sycamores the candle lights are gleaming On the banks of the Wabash, far away.   Theodore Dreiser On the Banks of the Wabash           Sycamore When my in-laws bought a new […]

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