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On the Trails: Parasitic flowering plants live off the roots of others

...Ground cone is commonly parasitic on the roots of alders, and sometimes other species...through their fungi, which attach to the roots of trees and shrubs (which have...species is capable of parasitizing the roots of many other herbaceous species...
Dirt Girl: Killing is gardening

...sentence to the runts, this is an alternative.I dig under the seedlings that are too tightly grouped together and cup the roots as I lift them up out of the soil. If I can, I leave the seedling that is going to remain in place. As with any transplant...
Harmon honored at Gold Rush Days

...great to see them grow into it. They work hard for the socioeconomics of being able to provide for their families."The roots of the Gold Rush Days go back to "the early days" on Douglas Island when miners only had two days off work during the...
My Turn: The power of radical mothers

...probably be as obscure as her plea to bring back the original meaning of Mother's Day.Until recently I never knew that the roots of Mother's Day in America go all the way back to one woman's solemn desire to eradicate war. Julia Ward Howe had...
Dirt Girl: No space is too small for gardening

...unappealing.Container gardens need more frequent watering, yet also require good drainage so the water doesn't overwhelm the roots or create a wet environment that grows green slime or a powdery mildew fungus. The best way to create this ideal condition...
Poet Black Ice to perform tonight with Woosh Kinaadeiyi, Suite 907

...this month we are joined by Black Ice, 6 time HBO Def Poet, and an artist that has traveled with many big names such as The Roots, Mary J. Blige, and more," says an email about the event.The performance will be at Suite 907, so those under...
On the Trails: Out and about

...water and nutrients between roots and crown, starving the roots of food and the crown of water. Yet these trees sported...that enough strands of inner bark remained to connect the roots and the crowns? Hard to believe that would be enough...
Living & Growing: Celebrating Nowruz

...the Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship welcomes spring with unique Alaskan traditions. We always acknowledge the roots of the holiday and honor those for whom it is an important part of their cultural identity. We recognize the wisdom in...
Harlem-based gospel musicians train local choir for 4th year in a row help kids learn more about the genre.According to a timeline published by the University of Southern California, the roots of American gospel music can be traced to the early 1600s when the first Africans were brought to North America as indentured...
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On the Trails: Winter walks

...tunnels in the grass along Eagle River were exposed as the snow melted, and led to small digs where the voles had eaten the roots of chocolate lily (aka rice root), often leaving some of the small bulblets ("rice grains") scattered in the holes...


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