Author Archives: J. F. Booth

About J. F. Booth

I am a writer and educator.

May’s garden column for What’s Up? Magazine

Four Ways to Help Our Planet and Enhance Our Gardens by Janice F. Booth       May 11, 2019 Our gardens are coming into their own; like dewy teens, each daisy, rose, and azalea blossom reveals its fresh face to … Continue reading

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April’s Gardens Column: Veggies Get a Makeover

We’ve all seen them, admired them, but were relieved they weren’t the view from our We’ve all seen them, admired them, but were relieved they weren’t the view from our bedroom window. I’m talking about vegetable gardens. Tidy rows of … Continue reading

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No Kidding?

Here’s a recent gardens column from What’s Up? Magazine. Spring is just around the corner, or at least most of us hope so. With the wild winds of March upon us and April’s rain close behind, it’s time to review … Continue reading

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Fresh Farms Taking Root

Here’s my feature article from What’s Up? Magazine‘s March issue. Meghan Ochel and Erik DeGuzman are passionate about farming; it’s what they do. They met in 2011 while shopping at a farmers’ market. Meghan was working in public health for … Continue reading

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What’s Next? USDA & USAID Specialist, Poet, Warrior Against Hunger Janice F. Booth, Maryland Correspondent   Hiram Larew, right, traveled a lot with his job. Here he is pictured in Egypt in 1998. Photo courtesy of Hiram Larew Hiram Larew … Continue reading

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