Monthly Archives: June 2020

Summer Solstice Report

Maybe it’s a coincidence, or maybe it just depends on happening to be here in the lower Delaware Valley, with a pretty temperate climate coming off a reasonable winter, but in the last few days I’ve observed: My favorite forage … Continue reading

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My view of composting

I have never figured out how to build a compost heap that would heat up enough to kill weed seeds. The compost manuals make it sound simple, but it isn’t! (See lots of really good composting advice from the Chester … Continue reading

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Sekou Sundiata on “the skin you’re livin’ in”

Sekou Sundiata was a poet I became interested in when teaching poetry at F&M College. We were trying to get him to come and perform but unfortunately it never happened. I did get to hear him live in New York … Continue reading

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