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Ask a Gardener: A Food Grower’s Roundtable was enlightening once more this year with another great panel! If you want some pre-planting inspiration…

We combined two of our favorite winter get-togethers this year, the seed swap and winter sowing, at the Morton Memorial Library in Rhinecliff. We had a great turnout!

Our gardens are down, the weather is finally committing to fall and Thanksgiving’s just a week away—what better time to say how much we appreciate all of you?

Green Owl Farm’s Suzanne Kelly grows specialty crops, including saffron, lufffa and turmeric, and oversees Rhinebeck’s Natural Burial Ground

If you’ve ever grown plants from seed, you know how rewarding it is to watch a tiny bit of matter turn into melons and dill, flowers and zucchini. Growing from seeds you’ve saved takes that sense of wonder to another realm.

Those of you with edible gardens know that July tends to be a month of abundance. Consider sharing the bounty with the food pantries.

Native plants and pollinators have co-evolved for generations, perfecting an eco-dance of interdependence and resilence.

Dirty Gaia’s been busy! We packed up individual bundles of the carefully sourced and measured ingredients that form the bulding blocks of a seed library and sent them off to 14 libraries in the Mid-Hudson Library System

Nevermind the ice, snow and inhospitable temperatures. We’re approaching prime winter-sowing season in the Northeast.

For inspiration, we asked friends, teachers and mentors what nature-nurturing plans they have in mind for 2022.

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