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Photo of Norfolk Island Pine by Lee Reich

What to do with that overgrown Norfolk Island pine

Cold has yet to throw a wrench into salads fresh from the garden, even though December 16 saw a nighttime low of 12 degrees Fahrenheit. Yes, the lettuce would be mush if unprotected;…

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Outstanding skywatching opportunities in the coming year

No question about it: 2012 will be a fantastic year in the night sky. All years are not created equal. This has been a long-time problem. Here in [email protected], as well as in…

Photo of Lake Minnewaska by Dion Ogust.

Minnewaska offers guided winter hikes beginning this Sunday

Winter, with its long nights and cold temperatures, can induce a bad case of cabin fever, but there’s no reason to remain indoors. Winter has its advantages: The views are better, there are…

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