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Backyard Beekeeper Has Neighbor Buzzing

Q: My next-door neighbor informed me yesterday that he intends to set up a beehive in his yard. Is he even allowed to do this in a populated area? We both have half-acre lots, and he says the hive likely will be located in a far corner, but I see Continue reading →

Sterling Compost in a Tiny Backyard

DEAR HAMMER: I have a very small backyard, not big enough to plant a garden, but I’d like to try container gardening. I’m also interested in making my own compost, but again, there’s a space issue. Do you have any suggestions? — Carla in Burlington, Vt. DEAR CARLA: It’s possible Continue reading →