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I am headed to the airport shortly to hop a plane to Seattle. I haven't been to Seattle since a couple of weeks before I...

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Do you have plans this weekend? Why not take a hike outside and gather the makings of beautiful floral arrangement? If you were able to...

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If you lived in England in the early 2000's you might remember when painting walls 'Ground Force' blue was a thing. When I came across...

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by flora.forager via www.pithandvigor.com
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What a week! The beginning of the year always feel like the first week coming back from vacation (a little tortured) but whew....it has been...

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Jonas Wood Mural in Culver city LA by @lilystockman via www.pithandvigor.com
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I make little resolutions all the time so especially at the New Year I try to remind myself of those things I've been working towards...

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Walking through the rose fields at rose story farm.
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I can hardly believe that one year ago today, I (with my family) sat on the streets of Colorado Blvd. in Pasadena, CA and took...

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Pith and Vigor issue 1
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All subscribers can download a digital .pdf copy of issue #1 here: PITH + VIGOR ISSUE 1 FALL 2014.compressed  

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Mushroom garden plan
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After ten years of staring down a large pile of hardwood logs left for me after the installation of a new home septic system, I’ve...

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People who plant at fenway vicotry gardens www.pithandvigor.com
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Owen: “You should see the shit we found in this plot when we first excavated.” Mackenzie: “There was all kinds of like, car keys buried. Like somebody...

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People who plant at fenway vicotry gardens www.pithandvigor.com
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“I am a former physician and I never used my hands on the ground. And I come here and I look around and thought, I am going...

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Erin Lang Norris
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I try not to take life too seriously and you can usually find me settling debates and things I don’t want to do with a...

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Rodney Eason - Director of Horticulture and Plant Curator at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, father of 4, husband to a Renaissance woman. I spent the first...

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Hosta plantaginea + Lycoris squamigera + Sporobolus heterolepis for PITH + VIGOR
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Like me, you are probably feeling a bit depressed at the thought of your garden’s painstakingly planted scenes deteriorating over the next months. Yes, of course you can plant some spring-blooming bulbs, but you...

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Crossword solutions for October 2014 issue of PITH + VIGOR
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We'd love to know if you were successful. Too hard, too easy, or just right? Let us know your thoughts on the all the crosswords. Summer 2015...

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People who plant at fenway victory gardens boston
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“We have a lot of gardeners who are older; who gave a lot earlier — they saved the gardens actually a number of times. Like...

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Who are modern gardeners? We are people who hope to grow food that we can feel sure of and we need a calm place to enjoy a...

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“I grew up on a farm near Lowell and Billerica. That was a long, long time ago and a completely different environment with planes flying...

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Gardens are inextricably linked to the people who tend them. It is a deep relationship, where one depends on the other. In every issue, we will take a tour...

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What is in a name? Metaphorically, I am drawn to the idea of the pith of a plant—it is the heart. And vigor is one...

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Trends on Trial: Vertical Wall Gardens: An Urban Oasis or a Recipe for Architectural Disaster? for PITH + VIGOR
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Opening Statement: Green walls are not new. French botanist Patrick Blanc has been popularizing green walls by building awe inspiring, hydroponically fed, wall structures since...

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DATE: September 13, 2014 TIME: 53 Minutes DISTANCE: 43 Miles TERRAIN: New England Coastal Farmland (Dartmouth, MA) Soft early fall light draws me outside; the...

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