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Caterpillars eating parsley

From the Garden: What's eating our parsley?

These caterpillars may be eating your garden, but they are not pests! Learn how the swallowtail caterpillar is helping your garden.

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Community Garden Beds

Barclay Friends Pilots Community Gardening Program with West Chester Green Team

In cooperation with the West Chester Green Team, Barclay Friends is launching a community gardening program this growing season. Barclay Friends will offer garden beds to be planted by neighbors living in the West Chester Borough who need extra space to grow food for their families. Some people liv

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Bringing Cheer to Seniors This Holiday Season

For some, even in so-called “normal” times, the holiday season can be less than merry and bright. While advertisements, light displays, music, catalogs and countless other media tell us it’s…

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The Many Benefits of Gardening

Whether it’s planting a few potted flowers or an expansive plot of land, one might say there are nearly as many benefits of gardening, particularly for seniors, as plants themselves…

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Traveling with Someone Living with Dementia

This is the time of year when families and friends are making plans to reunite and celebrate the holidays, which often means boarding an airplane or sitting in a car…

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How to Ask My Aging Parent to Stop Driving

In a perfect world your aging mother or father realizes that their eyesight, reaction time or concentration is failing and they voluntarily and kindly hand you the car keys. Unfortunately,…

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