About Ten Days of Holiday Giveaways for Gardeners: For ten crazy days, I am joined by a bunch of great friends to give away some of my favorite products—all designed, written or produced by people that I know and love.
Since Dirt du jour is signing off for the holiday season, we won’t gab again until we are solidly falling over the fiscal cliff. Wheeee! On your way down, there is this to ponder: the champagne harvest in France is the worst it’s been in 40 years. Hailstorms and wet weather ruined the harvest for 2012.
You don't have to be Sherlock Holmes to figure out that there's something going on if a train crosses the US-Canada border 12 times back and forth (24 times across the line) without unloading its cargo.