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Why This Way – In the Spirit of This Blog, a Consensus-Based Organization for Building a Healthier Society

As subscribers to this blog may have noticed, this blog, which had always only been updated irregularly, has been inactive for an unusually long time.  There have been a lot of things that I’ve been working on during this time, … Continue reading

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Best Practices for Sustainable Tree Planting

Tree planting is a good thing, right?  After all, trees hold the soil, provide shade, valuable food for wildlife, absorb carbon dioxide and clean the air by breaking down various pollutants.  They can provide windbreaks which can lower heating bills, … Continue reading

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Herbicide (Roundup) Use by the City of Newark, Delaware

The City of Newark, Delaware: I want to preface this post by saying that I love my city government here in Newark, Delaware.  One of the factors in my choosing to move back to this town was the way that … Continue reading

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Black Raspberries and Japanese Wineberries

This post is about two delicious types of fruit, both of which grow wild in my yard here in Delaware.  One of them, the black raspberry, is native to the eastern United States.  The other, the Japanese wineberry, is a … Continue reading

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Fruit Trees as Edible Landscaping

Using fruit trees as edible landscaping is a wonderful practice that can promote sustainability in a fun and educational way.  The best thing about edible landscaping is that it can be done with minimal effort and resource use.  It can … Continue reading

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