Cambridge students grow it and cook it
It sounds like summer camp: Activities for about four dozen kids, four mornings a week, for four weeks. But it’s not.
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In Weston, Bambi image gets in the way of culling deer
The source of the Bambi problem isn’t deer or Disney, but an obscure Austrian writer who wrote the novel that became the movie “Bambi,” after which it has never really been okay to shoot a deer in America again.
(WALT DISNEY CO. VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS)
High lead content ruins Boston’s cherished compost
The thousands of tons of compost massed in the woods off American Legion Highway are now off-limits to Boston residents due to lead findings that puzzle scientists.
Set a container of fresh herbs in a sunny window
- There’s nothing like the flavor that fresh herbs add to dishes. It’s why restaurants such as Rendezvous in Cambridge, 51 Lincoln in Newton, and dbar in Dorchester grow their own on their premises, and why Poor Richard’s Almanack proclaimed “Much Virtue in Herbs, Little in Men.”
(KAYANA SZYMCZAK FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)
Farmers put focus on retailing
- Agriculture’s new retail-oriented entrepreneurs are finding success by becoming more diverse - offering everything from baby lettuces to farm tours.
Can a visit to the Flower Show help her learn to love gardening?
- One woman visits the Flower Show on a quest to keep even one plant alive.
Got spring fever? Garden show plants new ideas
- It’s that time again, when the first stirrings of spring get some of us all flushed and feverish and dreaming about planting things.
The 2011 Boston Flower and Garden Show
- The first day of spring is a few days away, but the Seaport World Trade Center is in full bloom with the annual Boston Flower and Garden Show. It kicked off March 15 with a preview party, and it will run through March 20.