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September 2011 Blog Posts (16)

Moving Herbs Indoors

by Jill Henderson

Now that summer has come to an end and the cool sunny days of

fall are upon us, it is time to think about preparing the garden for a long…

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Added by Jill H on September 27, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

"Give me Your Farm" project?

Does anyone have any info on the "Give me Your Farm" project?

My email is FamilyPreparedness@hotmail.com

Thanks!

Allen

Added by Allen Watkins on September 26, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Important message from Missouri Native Plant Society - Southwest Missouri Chapter

Important message from Missouri Native Plant Society - Southwest Missouri Chapter

By Larry Wegmann



Tuesday, September 27th is a big day for our chapter. We are receiving the native plants from the Linda Hall Library of Science Engineering and Technology, a privately funded institution (I mistakenly attributed the collection as being…

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Added by George Deatz on September 24, 2011 at 10:13pm — No Comments

Public Invited Standard Flower Show at the Botanical Center Sat, Sept 24

This is also a Birthday Party!  Brentwood Garden Club is celebrating 50 years old this year.  To celebrate, Brentwood  and Ever Green Garden Clubs are co-hosting a Small Standard Flower Show at the Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic, Springfield, Saturday on September 24.



The show is free and will be open to the public from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm.  We will be serving complementary  cake, cookies, tea and coffee to all visitors.  Mark your Saturday event calendar and please plan come to…

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Added by George Deatz on September 22, 2011 at 4:47pm — No Comments

Columbia Million Garden event

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Added by Madelynn Frazier on September 20, 2011 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Beginner wood carving class

The Gray-Campbell Farmstead presents: Beginner wood carving class

Location: Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic, Springfield, MO 65807…

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Added by George Deatz on September 19, 2011 at 8:11am — No Comments

The Gray-Campbell Farmstead Springfield 5th Grade Program

Note from George: Attending the Gray-Campbell 1860's Lifestyle Exposition this weekend reminded me of one of the Farmsteads excellent community educational programs. If you haven't heard of this special presentation you should get to know more about......



The Gray-Campbell Farmstead Springfield 5th Grade Program

Information posted on …

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Added by George Deatz on September 18, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Opportunity excites interim Springfield-Greene County parks chief & Jodie Adams chats on KOLR 10

Opportunity excites interim Springfield-Greene County parks chief

By Amos Bridges
News-Leader, September 14, 2011
 

Bob Belote hasn't been as visible to the public as his boss, but those who have seen him work expressed confidence in his ability to steer the department after Springfield-Greene County Parks Director Jodie…

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Added by George Deatz on September 14, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Living Green

We had a storm last night that came up quickly, dumped more rain and was gone in less than an hour.

I think it washed away the last of the oak pollen because this morning when I…
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Added by Joy Tilton on September 13, 2011 at 9:09am — 2 Comments

Road trip! Major Sustainable Living Fair this Sunday, 18th-

Friends,

A benchmark moment has arrived, one we've long worked for.

The Well Fed Neighbor Alliance movement now has a HUGE and positive statewide reputation, has gained countless friends and supporters in many allied organizations. Please don't, however, think that every one in the food establishment heirarchy is tickled pink by our mercurial successes, much less our open-handed, open-hearted methods. We are entering another phase, another level of challenge in a very big…

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Added by Galen Chadwick on September 12, 2011 at 9:36pm — 3 Comments

Paper Recycling Drive Next Week, Tuesday, September 13th - You Can Help!

Paper Recycling Drive Next Week, Tuesday, September 13th - You Can Help!

Information provided by Barbara Lucks blucks@springfieldmo.gov…



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Added by George Deatz on September 6, 2011 at 6:45pm — No Comments

Missouri River Flooding-- Still

From Missouri River Farmers- the snow melt from the Dakotas and the Corps releases is still flooding Missouri farmland up north- no growing at all this season. Here's the video of one farmer's trip home:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwXVqs5-eNc&feature=channel_video_title

Added by Kat Logan Smith on September 5, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Our messed up food system in a nutshell-- out of the mouths of babes

Check it out...home school kid with sense and a dream.

 

http://www.ted.com/talks/birke_baehr_what_s_wrong_with_our_food_system.html

 

Added by Kat Logan Smith on September 5, 2011 at 6:27pm — No Comments

Seed Saving Time: Tomatoes

By Jill Henderson

If you’re like most people in the Midwest, your garden got a slow start this year. With the colder than usual temperatures and excessive moisture this spring, many gardeners were late in getting their seeds in the ground. If you were among those who didn’t give up entirely this year, you’re probably just getting around to processing the bounty of your labor. And while…

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Added by Jill H on September 5, 2011 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Winterizing Your Bees the Natural Way

By guest columnist, James A. Zitting

It’s that time of…

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Added by Jill H on September 5, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Make Good Use of Abundant Zucchini Squash

Zucchini is abundant in many gardens and when you have an abundance of something it is easy to let some of it go unused or be tossed aside. “Don’t let your zucchini be tossed aside. There are a variety of ways it can be prepared and used and it is easy to preserve,” said Tammy Roberts, nutrition specialist with University of Missouri Extension.

Zucchini is the most popular squash in the United States. It can be eaten raw with dip or added to salad, stir fry,…

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Added by George Deatz on September 4, 2011 at 4:51pm — No Comments

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