The pebble promise

The pebble promise

I’ll be speaking for a river this week. Not the mighty Delaware, but a river, fairer in some ways, than the majestic waterway it joins near the Zane Grey Museum in Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania.

From the Lackawaxen River Conservancy’s booth at the Wayne County Fair in Honesdale, PA, I will distribute materials that tell about this special river and the organization formed by people who love the Lackawaxen River.

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Flow woes

It seems to be the same old story this year. Trout fishers are upset with the high temperatures in the Main Stem of the Delaware. The wild card in the deck this year was the discovery of a sinkhole in the dam of Swinging Bridge reservoir. It became necessary to lower the water level behind the dam both for the sake of safety and to facilitate repairs to the dam.

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Groundcovers, Part II

My last article covered creating new areas for ground-covering plants, to reduce yard maintenance and to make your bit of the earth more visually interesting. You’ve chosen the shape, killed off the weeds and are now faced with the daunting decision as to which plant to use.

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