James Weldon Johnson

A GIft of Words #OTD  On this day in 1871 James Weldon Johnson was born. He’s the lyricist of the song “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” He had a summer home known as Five Acres and he had a little writing cabin on a hill above a brook.  Johnson was a founder and member of the…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Do you change the oil in your window boxes and containers every spring? You really don’t need to – I don’t. Here’s what I do: I remove about a quarter to a third of the soil in my containers, and I put it in my potting soil bin. Then, I add a little perlite and…

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