Peconic Green Growth Hosts First-Ever NoFo Blue + Green Tour
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The first-ever NoFo Blue + Green Tour, organized by Peconic Green Growth, a non-profit organization that has been working extensively on finding alternatives to traditional septic systems, will feature speakers on organic gardening and landscaping, …

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Jenna Dewan-Tatum carries her luxury packed lunch on a day out in London
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While most people's idea of a packed lunches consist of a squashed sandwich and a bruised apple, Jenna Dewan-Tatum had a far more luxurious midday meal on Thursday. The pregnant actress and wife of Channing Tatum, had popped into London, and …

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Blast injures 4 in Nigeria city, a day after bomb kills 16
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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A witness says a bomb injured four people in a market in Maiduguri in northeastern Nigeria, a day after a suicide bomber killed 16 in a mosque in the same city. Jafar Aminu, a trader at Gamboru market, said the explosion on …

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Bidding window opens for annual Buffett lunch auction
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett will again try to sell the world's most expensive lunch this week to raise money for a San Francisco charity that helps the poor and homeless. Over the past 15 years, Buffett's lunch auction has raised $17 …

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WWCC, tribes throw Salmon welcome-back party
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#The Walla Walla Sustainable Living Center's booth offered attendees the opportunity to see the differences between energy efficient and standard light bulbs through the center's “Human Power Generator.” #As attendees worked the generator, a two-handed …

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Urban beekeeping can be a sweet hobby
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In the back corner of her yard, hidden behind a new fence, Susan Kennedy Spain recently extracted proof that her latest experiment in sustainable living is working: honey and honeycomb. Both came from one of two beehives she …

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People & Places: Springfield retirement community awards $330K in scholarships
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Homeowners will find practical guidance, while garden hobbyists can dig into such topics as botany, plant selection, garden design, soil health and organic gardening. Links to papers on horticulture research, especially those written by Virginia …

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Verdant vistas vision for Phuket
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These days there's a lot of talk in Phuket and tourism circles about going green and eating organic, but let's face it, organic gardening and agriculture are hard to come by in Thailand, never mind Phuket, where most of the food cultivation and farming …

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Holes in cabbage leaves likely from grasshoppers
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A: Probably not. Cabbage worms are likely to show up in another month or so. For holes in leaves now, I would suspect young grasshoppers. I have seen a few of them, still less than an inch long. Another possibility is always slugs. Slug damage usually …

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