Author: Richard Davis

Summer Pop Up Plant Sale for the Forest!

We’re going to host a Summer POP UP plant sale at 3300 Union Road in Cumberland on Saturday July 11th from 10-2 with 100% proceeds to the CCFS in support of land protection, restoration and conservation education projects in and around the Village of Cumberland.

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Belief

The human mind has to believe in something, but we can choose what we believe, and that makes all the difference. The mind is made up of a complex system of neural bundles that connect processing centers to our prefrontal cortex which together make our mind states or beliefs. These mind states are made up of past images, memories, thoughts, and emotions. Whenever the mind is confronted with a new situation, it checks these mind states and acts according to these beliefs. Beliefs then influence our thoughts, and these thoughts produce our actions.

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Carrot Day, Winter Planting Schedules, Fruit Thinning

It’s nearly here! Carrot day, which in my garden, is July 1st (sadly, not being celebrated with the usual fireworks this year due to covid). But long time readers will know that the first week of July is when to sow the last bed of carrots, beets and rutabagas for winter harvests. This gives the plants enough time to mature by the end of October when growth essentially stops. Of course carrots, etc. sown before this can also overwinter, but roots from an early spring sowing might be over-mature and rather woody by late fall.

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We’re going online for our AGM

To ensure that you are a member with voting rights, you must renew your annual membership or register as a new member on our website. When you log in (or create a new profile) be sure to click ‘become a member’.

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