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Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Milwaukeeans plant for the future

When faced with a radical crisis, when survival is threatened, an organism will either die or adapt to the circumstances within its habitat. Adaptation is a basic phenomenon of biology, and humanity is certainly not exempt. In fact, our highly developed brains, capable of language, introspection, problem solving and...
Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Tonight @ the Shorewood Schwartz Bookshop - 7 p.m.

It’s gardening season again, so plenty of authors are making the rounds offering their routine gardening tips and suggestions. Wendy Johnson isn’t one of them. In her new book, Gardening at the Dragon’s Gate, she writes not of ways for us to make our plants better, but of the ways plants make us better. Through . . .
01.22.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Kevin Gardner
Is there a Wisconsin company that sells heirloom seeds? I have a friend who gave me the best tasting tomato I have ever eaten. It was called a brandywine. I understand it is a heirloom variety. It was so flavorful, ripe and juicy, I didn't know tomatoes tasted like that. I was used to the kind of red plastic, almost fake, tomato you can pick up at any grocery store and bounce off a counter with no...
01.08.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Kevin Gardner
Hey everyone! So I started a garden this Fall. I put in five raised beds and filled them with good topsoil. In the spring I plan to plant the asparagus, raspberries, strawberries, grapes, and blueberries. Where can I get the plants and what varieties grow best in Wisconsin's cool, short season? I am also interested in planting some veggies. Heirloom tomatoes would be great. Where can I get see...

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