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The Weedpatch Gazette

Welcome! My favorite part of this blog is the interactive aspect of it. Click on the blue titles to view the full article. This page is where you can pin, tweet, share, and best of all, COMMENT! I like comments! ~ Rommy Lopat

CHICAGO PLANTS, LANDSCAPES, PARKS & PRESERVES

~ and the people that create them ~

Migrations North

During Monday's blizzard (!), I glanced outside and a flash of orange caught my eye. There were two Robins, poor dears, hunkered down in the Honeylocust tree closest to the bird feeders. This reminded me of the day, several years ago, when I...

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Harbinger of Spring

Pat Hill posted this article recently on her terrific blog, Pat Hill's Natural Midwest Garden. She and I seemed to be thinking similar thoughts about spring that day... Enjoy! rl Harbingers of Spring I wonder if the sap is stirring yet, If...

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It Appears…

It appears that the sweet small finches are turning color And that the crocus are deciding to poke their Purple heads above the frostline And that the honeybees are hungering for Exercise after a long winters nap. The pussywillows are fat and...

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This Weekend: The One Earth Film Festival

If this winter weather is getting to you, think about a refreshing green weekend and come to the One Earth Film Festival! Some big movers and shakers of the environmental "care for planet, love the earth" will be here, and you don't want to...

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The Weedpatch Gazette is written for people who believe that beautiful landscapes should emphasize diversity and richness in plant material and be especially sensitive to landforms, ecology, economy, wildlife, and the wise use of land, water and soil. TWG aims to present information succinctly, with candor, detail, and humor. Submissions of content, well-reasoned criticism, and ideas for stories about landscape and the people who make and appreciate them are always welcome.

 

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