Julie Zickefoose Julie Zickefoose lives in Whipple, Ohio, and is the author of the book Letters from Eden.

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Watching Butterflies Born On A Monarch Ranch

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The Accidental Hybrid: Discovering New Tomatoes

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A Slow Surrender To Winter

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Parting With A Clunker: Such Sweet Sorrow

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This Mama Will Protect Every Hair On Her Cub!

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Look At That Puppy! But Be Careful What You Say

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A Morel Quandary? Where To Find Them

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Otterly Adorable, But Born To Be Wild

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Woody The Acorn (Not Pileated) Woodpecker

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