Category Archives: Sustainable Living

Celebrating The Autumn Equinox

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Nature’s autumnal love offering to the world Nature’s Paintbrush At Work This year’s autumn equinox (Saturday, September 23) is almost here, marking summer’s exit and fall’s entrance. Since every part of the globe experiences some form of seasonal shift, solstices … Continue reading

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Celebrating Lammas

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Bounty by the bowlful on Lammas An Ancient Harvest Day As local gardens brim over and fresh produce is everywhere I look, I’m thinking about the ancient tradition of Lammas. Halfway between the Summer Solstice and the Autumn Equinox, Lammas … Continue reading

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Natural Magic

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Finding magic is a garden gift In Search Of Gratitude This morning, the sky is grey, the air is full of gentle, misty drizzle and I am grateful. As I walked around town doing errands, I overheard people grousing about … Continue reading

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Bindweed For Berry Preserving

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Peaches and nectarines are fabulous flavor bombs right now Fresh Fruit Season Is Sumptuous This week, the markets are full of fresh, local fruit, including flats of beautiful Tayberries that work beautifully in salads or smoothies. Long and plump, these … Continue reading

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