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Growing Wisdom
Ornamental kales and cabbages are perfect for fall color
Sun, 13 Sep 2015 13:13:05

Although this particular fall has been warm thus far, we will eventually see colder weather and a frost and freeze. This means many of the annual plants will be killed and the perennials will go dormant. This doesn’t mean your gar...


Bringing late summer and fall color to the garden with Rudbekia
Sun, 06 Sep 2015 08:43:03

The fall garden can be quite beautiful with the harsh light of mid-summer gone and the longer shadows adding more contrast to the landscape. While the leaves of many trees and shrubs eventually change to wonderful colors or orange, gold...


Local farms are creating new ways to be sustainable
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 12:30:44

When I was about 10 years old, I ended up moving a bunch of frogs from a pond near my house to another pond, because the first pond was being destroyed to make room for new houses. This was all prior to the protection of wetlands we hav...


Weather Wisdom
South Carolina flooding continues and will get worse before improving
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 11:24:11

A cool and somewhat raw weekend continues in New England as Hurricane Joaquin remains well off the coast of the United States heading northeast. This storm will make a relatively close pass to Bermuda and will at least impact the island ...


Joaquin misses, but other weather factors bring windy raw conditions
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 11:06:14

On the final exam for my meteorology class there is a question about balance. The reason for the question is weather is all about balance. The things we observe such as hurricanes, wind, snowstorms and such are all part of nature’s att...


Mainly a dry weekend with Joaquin likely missing the US mainland
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 14:40:51

Afternoon Update 2:30 p.m.

I'll leave the latest blog post up underneath this update. Joaquin continues to hit the central Bahamas very hard and will likely cause some catastrophic damage to some of those island...


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