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Archive: August, 2011

Planting Garlic in Fall

If you haven’t started fall planting in your veggie garden yet, there is still time. Many crops can be repeat grown in Illinois’ climate, such as beets & broccoli. We’ve planted a few new crops in the last month, but ... Read more

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Japanese Beetles

My kids have the habit of bug hunting while we’re taking walks. I find myself frequently stopping as the kids follow a trail of ants, or point out a spider. I don’t mind, and I always remind them to be ... Read more

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