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December 2011 Blog Posts (6)

Winter Seed Saving: Pumpkins and Squash

By Jill Henderson

With Christmas just around the corner, the last thing people might be thinking of is gardening, but the two go together like pumpkin pie and whipped cream. In fact, if you grew your own pumpkins or squash this year and plan on using the sweet flesh to make delectable holiday treats with, now is the perfect time…

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Added by Jill H on December 24, 2011 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Sheriff Brad Rogers: Uses Constitution To Protect Local Farmers

Why is Green County in the dark ages? Is the sheriff here as clueless as the city council?

Sheriff Brad Rogers: Uses Constitution To Protect Local Farmers…

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Added by Joe Tittiger on December 19, 2011 at 2:15pm — 1 Comment

GO: Getting’ Out 2012: Program Series at the Botanical Center

GO: Getting’ Out 2012

Contributed by Dan DuLany,

Published SWMCC Photogram, Dec 2011

The GO: Getting’ Out program is designed to provide the general public with information on where to go and what to do in nature.

The Southwest Missouri Camera club will engage in slide presentations and discussions on monthly outdoor topics to learn where and how to connect with nature around the Ozarks and beyond! Sue Schuble will organize the programs. Mark you calendar now.

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Added by George Deatz on December 17, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Otters in the Ozarks

When Henry Rowe Schoolcraft first entered the Ozarks in 1818, he found the area lightly populated by settlers whose livelihoods included hunting, trapping and timber. At that time, the Ozarks were still a secret wilderness overflowing with thick virgin timber and teaming with wildlife. But it wouldn’t be long before prospectors began to cash-in on the…

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Added by Jill H on December 16, 2011 at 5:24pm — No Comments

Carrots in the car park. Radishes on the roundabout.

Carrots in the car park. Radishes on the roundabout.

The deliciously eccentric story of the town growing ALL its own vegatables.

Written by Vincent Graff, post Mail Online, December 10, 2011

Article link with photos provided by Linda Ellis

Admittedly, it sounds like the most foolhardy of criminal capers, and one of the cheekiest, too.

Outside the police station in the small Victorian mill town of Todmorden, West…

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Added by George Deatz on December 14, 2011 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

A Hole Lot of Trouble!

By Jill Henderson

Last week I was in the shop working on a project when I realized that for the entire hour that I had been there, I had been hearing the steady, drumming rhythm of a woodpecker pounding a nearby tree. I stepped out of the shop to look for the source of the sound, hoping to find out which species of woodpecker it was. I scanned the trunks of nearby trees without…

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Added by Jill H on December 8, 2011 at 4:27pm — No Comments

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