This week has been hot and (it’s already) dry. Again, I’m worried about drought, and my plants, and the long term sustainability of people and planet. My cycle of the […]

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י׳ בסיון ה׳תשפ״א (May 21, 2021)

By: Jeanie Gruber BJG Board Member & JVGB Garden Mentor Just about 4 years ago in New Orleans, I was awakened daily by the crowing of a rooster. I don’t know […]

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כ״ז באייר ה׳תשפ״א (May 9, 2021)

In my neighborhood, at my shul Temple Beth Israel in Waltham, a 70-year-old native Dogwood tree anchors the front lawn. Every autumn, it bears loads of red ripe berries to offer. A dozen species of birds reply to this offering and then, in payment, deposit the tree seeds from their last meal. Hundreds of baby trees germinate each year, but the rabbit eats most and the landscapers would eliminate the leftovers.

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י״ד באייר ה׳תשפ״א (April 26, 2021)