Author Archives: J. F. Booth

About J. F. Booth

I am a writer and educator.

My January “Gardens” column in What’s Up? Magazine

Click on the picture to access the article on the magazine’s web site.  Advertisements

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Writing about agriculture is fascinating.

Here are some of my recent articles for Lancaster Farming.  (Friends are wondering what I’ve been up to. ) “Maryland Farmers Discuss Ag Policy.” And here’s one on a dangerously hardy weed threatening farm productivity, “Eradicating Palmer Amaranth.” “Value Added … Continue reading

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The Birds, Bees and The Flowers and The Trees | What’s Up Magazine

Here’s my November column on gardens:  Birds and bees are valuable members of our gardens’ eco-systems, and they’re beautiful and exciting as well. Source: The Birds, Bees and The Flowers and The Trees | What’s Up Magazine 

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Good Fences? | What’s Up Magazine

Here’s my December column on gardens:  You may know Robert Frost’s poem, “Mending Wall,” in which the narrator questions the goodness of walls and fences.  Good Fences? | What’s Up Magazine  

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Undercover Stars Among Us | What’s Up Magazine

Should I Have Asked for an Autograph? Source: Undercover Stars Among Us | What’s Up Magazine Have you walked past someone on the sidewalk or waited at a counter next to someone who looked vaguely familiar? Something about her smile, … Continue reading

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