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Somewhere Over the Rainbow

AH, FALL! Children return to school, leaves begin to drop even as the heat continues to sizzle. As a gardener, fall reminds me to learn something new about the plant world and what I should plant now! This year, my eye was focused on the...

Anyone Care For Veggies?

The heat is on, and who wants to be out in the garden in August? No takers? Even though it’s hot, fresh beans are still possible from a late summer garden. So is sweet corn, tomatoes, parsley, broccoli, beets, carrots,...


Spring has Sprung

SPRING HAS SPRUNG and clocks have too, but did we even have winter this year?! It has definitely been a warm one, so my gardening advice is a little different this April. This year, take the time to trim and...

Just a Simple Little Tale of Green

ONE PLANT THAT emerges in the spring has an ancient heritage and folklore that totally surrounds it. What do I refer to? Why, the simple clover, of course! Most of us today probably look at a patch of clover and...

New Beginnings

WRITTEN BY LISA RIBBECK LYONS JANUARY ALWAYS REMINDS us that an ending brings a new beginning. What a special gift that can be for each of us!! A new beginning means we can change our hair color, redecorate the house,...

May, I Celebrate!

TRULY A MONTH of celebration for all of nature, May is green and full of blooms. Whether you are attending a graduation, a party for Mother’s Day or the crowning of the May Queen—this is the moment to let the...

Is Life a Bed of Roses?

WHOEVER DESCRIBED LIFE that way probably had lived a very full life! Now you may think, “Ouch, who would want to lay down on a rose bush?” My first thought, too! But who does not enjoy the lovely blooms that...

To Seed or Not to Seed?

THAT IS THE QUESTION! Why wait until Easter to get things started in the garden? If you have a sunny windowsill or space under a nice warm lamp, you can begin your spring garden beds right indoors! Seed packets are...