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The Scents of Christmas

Holiday time used to be recognized just by its unique aroma. Remember when the garland went on the mantel or the tree came in the front door? The aromatic smell of fresh cut evergreen said Christmas was surely on the...

Bounty in the Garden

Now that heavy fall is upon us, what can we add to the garden that will prove bountiful in coming years? Fruit and nut trees, of course! It’s the perfect time to do a little research about fruit or nut...


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...