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Bad seasons have gardeners ready to throw in the trowel

A lot of people, not just here but across our nation, have gotten caught up in the wave of gardening to create a greater sense of self sufficiency and life quality, Alice Waters, or […] Continue Reading…


There’s still time to prepare for late summer, fall crops

With summer officially underway according to the calendar, gardeners in our area should have most of their vegetable and flower seeds and plants in the ground. But, it is possible to prepare for late […] Continue Reading…


Weeds can destroy a garden, but not all of them are bad

Weeds can be the bane of any gardener’s existence, whether on a small home plot or a huge farm. But some of them are regarded as good to eat. One year, a guest gardener […] Continue Reading…


You can’t get enough tomatoes

Every year, a debate rages for the length of the growing season on how best to grow tomatoes. Each gardener and farmer has a tomato method and swears by it, citing past successes. We […] Continue Reading…


Memorial Day marks start of gardening season in New England

While some gardeners and farmers have been planting various crops for a month, the gardening season traditionally gets under way in New England on Memorial Day weekend. Gardeners living in Bridgeport and other communities […] Continue Reading…


Mystery of girl’s disappearance remains unsolved

Nearly 10 years after Bianca LeBron disappeared from a city schoolyard, what happened to her still remains a mystery. On the morning of Nov. 7, 2001, Bianca, then 10 years old, arrived at Elias […] Continue Reading…


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