There was an interesting letter to the editor in the June 10, 2008 edition of The Boston Globe, signed by Doug Brugge, an associate professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. We quote some of it: …I have long complained about the use of flowers in ads for allergy medications. In fact, flowers, because they … Continue reading Flowers Not Cause of Pollen Allergies?
“There’s no such thing for me as just racing around sticking things in [planting]. I feel compelled to go with my bucket of leaf mold and my bags of finished compost and garden fertilizer, digging and improving each spot where a plant or group of plants is to go. And I DO know, beyond a … Continue reading Soil Improvement Never ‘Done’
Recently, we have seen the installation of new “bamboo” wooden floors. They are not only beautiful, but they are derived from a sustainable resource. According to reports from the recent Furniture Market in High Point, N.C., several manufacturers were marketing trendy “green” decor — “furniture made from materials that are organic, sustainable or recycled. Vaughan-Bassett … Continue reading Green Decor