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Who's afraid of the big, bad coywolf?

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Who's afraid of the big, bad coywolf?
There was a time when wolves were generally feared. They roamed wild across continents. Travelers feared for their own safety. Herders feared for their flocks. As marauders, wolves were ensconced in history, legend, and popular stories.

They were hunted relentlessly. Now these shy and reclusive creatures are seldom encountered, except in remote wilderness areas.

Not so with their relative - the coyote. While shy, coyotes are not so withdrawn, more comfortable with life at the edge of human civilization, or closer.

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What is this thing?

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What is this thing?

 

The National Garden Bureau has introduced a charming little fruit for gardeners. But what exactly is it?

Is it a cucumber? Is it a melon? This adorable fruit looks like a watermelon for fairies, but it tastes like a cucumber with tangy citrus overtones.

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Current Data Shows Glyphosate Is Not Linked to Cancer

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Current Data Shows Glyphosate Is Not Linked to Cancer

 

According to Jason Ferrell, director of the Pesticide Information Office with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS),  "Currently, the data we have does not seem to indicate that glyphosate causes cancer. So we still believe that it can be used as an effective part of an integrated pest management strategy and plan.”

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We are in the garden . . . literally!

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We are in the garden . . . literally!

 

The Seattle Times reported that on May 21, 2019, “Gov. Jay Inslee signed SB 5001, ‘concerning human remains,’ making Washington the first state in the U.S. to legalize human composting.

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How to put your garden to bed for the winter

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How to put your garden to bed for the winter

 

The weather is cooling, the days are shortening, and for many it's time to put the garden to bed for the winter. The steps never change, but we often forget. Thankfully, there are lots of resources available to remind us.

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