Category Archives: Annual Color

When Weather Wins

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A few stray blooms amid the snow and ice Holidays Happen When They Happen After a week of snowy gardens and icy roads, the rain comes as a very welcome relief. After stir crazy days of not being able to … Continue reading

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Costumes From Nature

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Night flying moth costume with sparkles Wearing The Garden With Halloween on the horizon, my thoughts are turning to costume making. As a child, I loved making my own costumes, from a bat with big wings sewn on from wrist … Continue reading

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Offer Love & Enchantment, Not Weeds

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Inviting children to experience natural enchantment (holiday catcus flower) Who Will Be Tomorrow’s Gardeners? My favorite part of summer is spending outdoor time with my grandkids. Over the years, I’ve often been asked how to engage children in gardening, often … Continue reading

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Join The No Mow May Movement

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Pollinators love a lively lawn Stop Mowing So Much And Let The Lawn Come To Life If the cold wet spring has kept you from lawn mowing, that’s great news. Bee City USA would like us to observe the month … Continue reading

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