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Flash Floods Mean I’m Gardening Inside Today

In the last six hours New York City has already gotten more rain than in the whole month of April. Oh and the Fifth Avenue Apple Store flooded, which is crazy. I stepped out to make sure my potted tomatoes … Continue reading

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Monarch Population Declines Rapidly

Yesterday the New York Times reported that the monarch butterfly population fell by 59% from December 2011 to December 2012. Monarchs migrate from the United States to Mexico every fall and spend the winter in nationally protected forest. However, warmer … Continue reading