Category Archives: Community

Our Pollinator Friendly Garden

This came in the mail yesterday: Our garden is certified! Here is the page from the Penn State Center for Pollinator Research regarding the program:  http://ento.psu.edu/pollinators/public-outreach/cert This is an excerpt from that page: “Pollinators need our help.  Both native bees … Continue reading

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Where is he going?

Hey, J! Where are you going on this beautiful sunny morning? Mind if I tag along? Whoa-ho! The new Creekside Food Co-op! I’m with YOU! Lets go shopping! Look! You can buy local. You can buy organic. You can buy … Continue reading

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yes! Jim and Sally!

Two of my greatest inspirations: Jim and Sally Hammerman from In My Backyard at Misty Hollow

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Support our beekeepers! Visit SAVEOURGARDENS.ORG!

This is an important update to the proposed Plymouth Township beekeeping ordinance that I referred to here. Please, be aware that the dates for the Township meetings have changed.  At this point, the date of the Plymouth Planning Agency meeting … Continue reading

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Help Save Beekeeping in Plymouth Township!

I am, very heavily, using Montgomery County Beekeepers Association (MCBA) website’s “Call to Action“ for the following information. Go to the above link for more details, for MCBA contacts, and for updates. Background: There is a proposed ordinance for Plymouth … Continue reading

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Documenting “Deep Roots”

It’s been nearly three weeks since we hosted the “Deep Roots” installation for the  Cheltenham’s Turtle Artisans Tour at our home. I, definitely, feel that the collaboration met its mission: To bring awareness to the interconnectedness of all elements in … Continue reading

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Reminder for this weekend: Support our local artists!

Make sure that the Turtle Art Tour is on your weekend calendar! You will not only have a wonderful time and see inspiring work but you will be supporting local art in Cheltenham Township. There will be prizes! There is … Continue reading

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“Inviting the Rain” Permablitz

I walked Indie, today, in an early morning rain. As I hopped over streams of rainwater  flowing down the street along the curbsides; I thought of the information that we exchanged on Sunday at our “Invite the Rain” Permablitz. During … Continue reading

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How to rock

We’ve been preparing for the rain garden permablitz scheduled for this Sunday. Looks pretty good, right? In truth, it hasn’t been all sweetness and chillin’. I got a little shaky when we started rockin’! “Thank you!” to Bill Mettler for … Continue reading

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Good morning!

Not 9:00 a.m. yet. Nice warm damp morning. Poking around here and there, outside and inside; a little potting up, a little nosing around (Lilacs!) As I was putting the compost out in our bin near the chicken coop; I … Continue reading

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