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Entries Tagged as 'fall'

Garden Variety: Fall– Time to go to pot

October 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · Garden Variety

By Jennifer E. Beaver In mid-October, nature sends the signal: Time to swap the front-step pot of summer geraniums for something seasonal in shades of orange, yellow or brown. Those with no front steps wire festive Indian corn to the door. Those with no imagination–and this will surely earn a rebuke from the National Mum […]

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Making peace with fall in Southern California

October 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Garden Variety

By Jennifer E. Beaver Fall is planting season in southern California. Since I grew up on the opposite side of the country, I find this unsettling. Oh, sure, I understand that everything from sweet peas to broccoli flourishes in the still-warm California soil and thrives with winter rain. I appreciate the Mediterranean climate of my […]

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