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Since moving to New Hampshire a few years ago, I have been amazed by so-called Yankee frugality—and money-saving acumen. The word frugal can have a negative connotation in today's world but it really means "economic in the use of resources," according to Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. It...
Have you been intrigued by the increased chatter about root cellars? They seem to be experiencing a revival. I looked back at The Old Farmer's Almanac archives and was not surprised to see some useful information.
I think I learned something last weekend about growing tomatoes.
I discovered composting rather late in life—but it's never too late to start or, if you get lazy, start up again! Here are tips on how to compost.
At breakfast, I sit near my backyard window and listen to birds' sweet songs in the morning light. Did you know that birds are one of the best cues to the length of a day? The changing daylight has a hormonal trigger in birds, and starts them whistling.