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A Chinese Garden in a New York Backyard

At the end of May, I took my daughter-in-law, Yan Zhang Miller, to see the garden of the newest member of the Garden Club of Irvington, Dongkai Zhen. Dongkai, left, has lived Westchester County, New York, for 24 years. She … Continue reading

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A Family Farm in the Hamptons

When you think of the Hamptons, do you think of boldface names, private jets, multi-million-dollar mansions, and parties you’re not invited to? Think again. Off Route 27, there’s a whole ’nother side of the Hamptons. Drive slowly and you’ll see … Continue reading

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The Great American Garage—Before and After

How green is your garage? Is it an organizational nightmare? Are the shelves filled with old paint cans and toxic pesticides? Is it where you store your trusty leaf-blower? Do you own expensive, seldom-used tools that could be borrowed and … Continue reading

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(Sub)Urban Farmers

I’m as corny as New York in August. I’m as normal as blueberry pie. So sing the urban farmers who tend organic community gardens just off Broadway in Irvington, NY. Yep. Corn is growing 37 minutes north of Grand Central … Continue reading

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