Author Archives: Ann Lovejoy

Refreshing The Garden

Image by Robin Cushman Boosting Summer Color After the first ebullient rush of spring color melds into summer beauty, many gardens experience a few hiccups along the way. The best way to avoid color gaps is to make the rounds … Continue reading

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Calming Traditional Medicinals

Hot or iced, ginger tea soothes and refreshes Growing Chamomile, Lemon Balm and Ginger How are you doing? Thought so. Me too. By now, everyone I know is feeling traumatized, anxious, distressed and/or depressed. Around here, life began to change … Continue reading

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Cramscaping For The Long Haul

When The Blue Wave Breaks, They Can Run But They Can’t Hide Persisting Inside And Out After almost one full year, my tiny garden is as full as it can hold. Annuals and perennials billow over the sides of my … Continue reading

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Of Peas And Peace

Peaceful Protests Millions Strong The last few weeks have been crowded with so much pain and so much tentative hope. Hundreds and thousands of people are turning out for peaceful protests in cities all over the world. Peaceful protests are … Continue reading

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