Seed Stories You Need to Check Out By Sandy Swegel Seeds are the New Hollywood Celebrities The importance of seeds to life on Earth is growing in our consciousness. Have you noticed there are a number of new movies and other media about seeds? “Seeds” and “Sustainable Farming” are definitely “IN.” Many films are now […]
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How to Prepare for the Cold by Sandy Swegel We’re supposed to get freezing temperatures soon, and it’s getting beyond the point where a bed sheet thrown over the tomatoes is going to help. This is when the hard frost finally comes and it’s time to harvest those green tomatoes and put them in the house […]
The Journey of Seeds by Sandy Swegel Seeds have a big challenge this time of year. They’ve matured and are turning into the hard seeds we recognize in seed packets. Now their job is to disperse themselves near and far so they reproduce their species next year. This is a challenge because seeds have no […]
How to Learn from Garden Frustrations by Sandy Swegel Gardening guru Elliot Coleman came to talk at the Denver Botanic Gardens last night. One message that he repeated consistently is that he doesn’t focus on problems but he does get excited to find solutions. One’s first thought might be, “Well he hasn’t seen my garden […]
All About Cold-Sweetening by Sandy Swegel I spent the week with my sister Anne. It’s enough to make me doubt the entire idea or theory of DNA and genetics that suggest we are related in some cellular way. Except for the fact that we look like sisters, we are so different, the family joke ran […]
Noticing the Silliness of Nature by Sandy Swegel Nature’s such a goofball. Friday afternoon I was busy carrying the weight of the world. My mom has become bedbound. My dog has pancreas problems and has to eat and poop every two hours. I broke a tooth and there was nothing for dinner because I forgot […]
Why You Need to Incorporate Red by Sandy Swegel A friend is a marketing guru and always talks about wanting to make things “pop” whether its brochures, interior design or gardens. Fall is a great time when colors pop. We naturally think of New England with its amazing Fall display. In fact, East Coasters coming to Colorado […]
How to Handle These Creepy Crawlers by Sandy Swegel If I were making a low-budget movie about alien invaders, I’d definitely use close-ups of earwigs to make the scariest monsters with their pincers coming at you. And no fan of Star Trek can help but shudder and remember the image of the earwiggy centipedy thing […]
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