Category Archives: Health & Wellbeing

Doing What We Love And Making It Count

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Life is better when we can love what we do Spending Our Energy Wisely Ah, June, the month of the monsoon? Wait, what? Crazy weather seems to be the norm everywhere these days; who expects an atmospheric river rain event … Continue reading

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Cottonwood Trees Are The Bee’s Knees

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Cottonwood puffs are Nature’s air cleaners Piles Of Puffs Are Nothing To Sneeze At It’s cottonwood time again, and the snowy little seed puffs are arriving by the thousands. Cottonwood trees can be male or female, and unless there’s a … Continue reading

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The Sweetness of Sweetgrass

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Sweetgrass bound for a Tribal prairie restoration Taking Care As temperatures are climbing towards normal, I’m planting out seedlings and starts and already noticing signs of drought and weather whiplash in both plants and soil. Given the NOAA prediction of … Continue reading

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The Land of Opportunity

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The winter of woe followed by the spring of hope Garden Renewal, Again A few weeks ago, I finally mustered up the energy to clear away the dead from the gardens at home and around town. Some losses were not … Continue reading

Posted in Annual Color, Care & Feeding, Climate Change, composting, Easy Care Perennials, Garden Design, Garden Prep, Hardy Herbs, Health & Wellbeing, Houseplants, Native Plants, Plant Diversity, Planting & Transplanting, Sustainable Gardening, Sustainable Living | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments