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A TASTE OF GROW APPALACHIA

A TASTE OF GROW APPALACHIA
Hello, this is Bea Sias, From Logan County, West Virginia. We had a wonderful day on August 30th at the LEAD Community Organization’s office in Cora, West Virginia. We invited the gardeners to participate in…

Higher Mammals as Pests

Higher Mammals as Pests
Daphne Gooding- Grow Appalachia Big Ugly Here on Big Ugly the most destructive pest is a mammal: deer. The deer can wipe out an entire garden in one day.  There is no way to garden…

About Pests

About Pests
Daphne Gooding-Grow Appalachia Big Ugly When the word “pests” comes up in our Grow Appalachia meetings, everyone perks up to listen for new ideas.  Our pests fit several categories: insects, mollusks, and higher mammals.  That…

About Light

About Light
-Daphne Gooding When I first moved to Big Ugly in early 2013, I learned that Marcelle was a kindred spirit about gardening.  We both aspire to be Garden Goddesses.  As we walked about the yards…

Good Dishes

  -Bea Sias,Logan Grow Appalachia Group   Although I know it is August, chilly evenings and mornings tend to make it feel like fall.  I know we will have several hot days to look forward to…

Volunteers

Volunteers
--Marcelle St Germain and Michael Tierney   One of the great pleasures of gardening (and composting) are the surprises that come up in the garden (and the compost pile).  Birds and squirrels spread seeds before…