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February 2010 Blog Posts (10)

Plastic bags: To pay or not to pay

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/feb/22/plastic-bags-pay



This is one of the must read topics from the Washington Times today, other than ' Inside the Beltway' which really blows me away. While I am still trying to wrap my head around that government conspiracy theorcy post, I will deal with the plastic bag issue, and whether to pay, or not, for our plastic shopping bags.



If you are Enviro… Continue

Added by Ellen on February 24, 2010 at 3:13pm — 21 Comments

Three Questions to Ask Before You Dig Your Spring Garden

Are you itching to dig? Now is the perfect time to plan a garden, and planning is always a good idea,

especially if you are new to gardening. Before you dig, mull over these three questions.





What Do You Want?…



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Added by Marianne Peters on February 22, 2010 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

How we move: Naptown Bicycle Trail

On Wednesday, Congressman Carson, Mayor Ballard and Brian Payne announced that the U.S. Dept. of Transportation awarded the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick $20.5 million to complete the remaining corridors of the trail in… Continue

Added by Mrs. Cara Dafforn on February 20, 2010 at 4:56pm — No Comments

Gardening from the Couch: Sow Seed Sunday

The seeds have been sown today and by the Grace of God the days of gardening from the couch are soon to change. Five more weeks of winter, a stranger announced in the line of Panera as I gather 6 shortbread cookies iced in pink with red hot cinnamon candies collected at the bottom of a cellophane red ribbon. Group packaging treats like fudge,…

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Added by Mrs. Cara Dafforn on February 14, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Article on Save Maumee from Freeze Dried Gray Matter

Change starts at the ground roots level

Friday, February 12, 2010


By Robert Rouse

 

Abigail Frost ~ Now Abigail King

 

Mr & Mrs. Davis and Abigail King were married on the shores of the Maumee River on June 5,…

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Added by Abigail King (Frost-King) on February 13, 2010 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Snow pack good for spring bulbs and perennials

Instinct may tell us to cover spring bulbs that break ground in winter with mulch. Hold off because the mulch can warm the soil and force the bulbs to grow faster. In fact, the snow pack we have is really a boon to spring bulbs and perennials because it acts as an insulator for these… Continue

Added by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp on February 13, 2010 at 7:59am — No Comments

Spring Garden Clinic set for Feb. 27

The 16th annual Spring Garden Clinic will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Feb. 27 at Cold Spring School, 3650 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis. Sponsored by the Marion County Extension’s Capital City Garden Project, the topics…

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Added by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp on February 10, 2010 at 9:38pm — No Comments

Ice, snow may damage tree limbs, shrubs

Resist the temptation to knock the snow and ice from the limbs of trees or shrubs. Doing so may cause even more damage. More tips at the Hoosier Gardener.

Added by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp on February 7, 2010 at 6:48pm — No Comments

See Mary Jane, see her help the environment. Help, Mary Jane, help!

http://www.freezedriedgraymatter.com/?p=420"



Apologies to fans of the Elson-Gray Reader’s Dick and Jane books, this is as simple as possible for a few lug heads out there who get all glassy eyed when you start getting into details.



Ummm.... please excuse the political cartoon... I swear i didn't see it. I was just going for the green stuff!



Used to harvest hemp when it grew wild all over the state, of… Continue

Added by Ellen on February 3, 2010 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

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