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The Barnes Arboretum Re-uses Old Newspapers from Drexel Library

Pictured is Jennifer Walker, Head Gardener of the Barnes Arboretum at SJU. Jennifer, with a small group of volunteers, has found a way to reuse old newspapers from Drexel Library. The newspapers are used to thatch the beds, keeping the beds warm and preventing erosion while bare. Since most libraries can’t keep newspapers forever, it’s nice to know there is a way to re-use them instead of recycling them.

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