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Lemony Blueberry Cornbread with Basil Butter

Recipe from Mary Lynn Cook from September 2015 Herb Luncheon Basil Butter: 1/4 cup butter, slightly softened 1 tablespoon fresh finely chopped basil Stir chopped basil into softened butter and set

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Attracting Hummingbirds to the Garden

If you plant them, they will come—the hummingbirds that is. One of the most frequently asked garden question is: How do I attract more hummingbirds to my garden? You may

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Birds, Bees and Butterflys

Did you know that the bee and butterfly decline has been linked to proboscis paralyzing neonicotinoids – a class of chemicals which act on the central nervous systems of insects?

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Watering the Summer Garden

Watering in the summer months can be time-consuming and expensive. We have a few tips to help you manage this crucial garden chore. Garden Beds Mulch – Key to conserving

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Adding Structure to the Garden

Thoughtfully placed structures, trees and shrubs have a big impact on the overall look and feel of your garden. Knowing where to add these elements simply requires a slow walk

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Plan, Plant and Grow an Invisible Edible Garden

There are many edibles that can be added to an ornamental garden without decreasing the beauty of the landscape. Amaranth and quinoa are lovely, tall flowering plants that are grown

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Cold Weather Environmental Tips

Whether you enjoy winter activities, or loathe any temps under 70 degrees, it’s good to have a few survival tips for our yards and waterways to help our surroundings survive

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Stormwater Pollution

Did you know that stormwater pollution is the greatest source of water quality impairments in the Clinton River and its tributaries? In more densely developed areas, where there is a

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Oil Well in Shelby Twp

There has been a lot in our local papers about the oil and gas drilling controversy happening in Rochester Hills and Shelby Twp. While all of you were enjoying the

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