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Fruit Tree Tour 2019

Thanks to all who attended this year’s tour at my garden! Here are a few photos taken by my friend, Mitch Rosen:

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Gardening Word of the Day: Mulching

What is mulch? Mulch is plant/animal material, usually waste from tree clippings, animal poo, leaves, green waste, bark, or other “outside” organic materials that have been gathered and processed through a chipper, a composting process, or just heaped up in … Continue reading

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Weird Biodynamic Tree Paste

Today, I was reading California Rare Fruit Grower’s recommendations on how to take care of new grafts, and they warned that hot summer sun can damage young tree bark, so protect it using white paint, Kaolin clay, or bio dynamic … Continue reading

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Grafting Citrus Trees

Do you have a citrus tree that doesn’t bear fruit, or the quality of the fruit is not what you expected? Maybe that’s because the rootstock has “taken over.” Or maybe you have a small yard, yet you would like … Continue reading

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How to Get a Great Night’s Sleep

Tips you won’t find anywhere else. Nothing is quite like a good night’s sleep. For the past 30 years, I have been collecting strategies for dozing off into the abyss. First, please note that I do not take pills. The … Continue reading

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How to Catch a GMO Shill

I wrote a piece about the difference between heirloom, hybrid, and genetically engineered seeds called Should Companies Patent Life two years ago. I wrote: The problem with genetic modification is that we haven’t rigorously tested the effects of ingesting GM … Continue reading

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Challenging the Giant GMO

At a private residence in Los Angeles this past Saturday, chimpanzee researcher Jane Goodall revealed that Steven Druker, author of Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived … Continue reading

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The United Corporations of America

Our government is completely broken. We no longer live in a country that represents the people who live here. In fact, Washington goes out of its way to hurt us. If we were living under a system made “of the … Continue reading

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Correct me if I’m wrong, but isn’t there a theory that the rich will give charity to the poor, and that is how they will be “taken care of”? Out of pity… That when there are no jobs to be … Continue reading

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The Bull Moose Party

In the excerpt below, Woodrow Wilson refers to the “new party” or “third party.” In his day, the third party was the faction that supported Theodore Roosevelt and his Bull Moose Progressive Party that ran on a platform of, among … Continue reading

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