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New Moon 18 May – Eat garlic, leeks, and tomatoes Memorial Day (observed) 25 May – Plant warm-season vegetables Full Strawberry Moon, 2 June – Plant most varieties of strawberries World Environment Day 5 June “To Janie’s eyes, everything in the Everglades was big and new…Ground so rich that everything…

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Tilling Soil and Soul In the Aftermath of Climate March

This year’s People’s Climate March (PCM), you will recall, culminated with estimates of nearly a half million marchers from all points on the globe, who organized to challenge the world’s leaders on issues of environmental and social justice, the corporatization of natural resources, energy, and to shame the deniers. Regardless…

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DIRT: In Search of my Grandfather’s Garden

My earliest memories of gardening are from when I was a toddler with my six-foot plus tall grandfather, William McCoy, whom we called Pop-Pop. I have vivid recollections of following his every move from my playpen, as he tended to his rose bushes, flowerbeds and grapevines in his modest home…

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