Category Archives: Gardening

Children and Houseplants

Does your child want a puppy, or a kitten, guinea pig, canary or snake? Perhaps you do not wish to care for one more living thing at this point? I remember swearing to care for the dog if we could … Continue reading

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Spring Beauties

Imagine it is late January or early February and you look out your window to see purple, white and striped crocus blooming in your flower bed.  Next come the daffodils spreading their golden cheer around.  In March, the parade of … Continue reading

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Incorporating Edibles into Your Landscape

Growing fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs brings the wholesome goodness of these tasty treats right to your table. Many of us don’t have time or space for a full-fledged vegetable garden and orchard but we can still incorporate our favorite … Continue reading

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How to Create a Low Maintenance Garden

For over 30 years I have been a passionate gardener, spending every weekend and evening creating a huge perennial garden of jungle-like proportions. I loved every minute of it for most of those years, but as I approached 60 years … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Sharon Knight As the weather warms and you’re able to get out into your garden more, you may be noticing that insects are getting out into the garden more too. Every garden has insects, and every garden needs … Continue reading

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Emerging with a Fruity Disposition

As we emerge from the coldest winter we’ve had in 40 years, many of us will have casualties among our evergreen shrubs and vines. We could replant the same shrubs and hope for warmer winters, or we could explore new … Continue reading

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Garden Everything Edible

The Powell women love to cook, eat, entertain and garden.  We got the cooking and eating from Mom’s grandmother and the gardening from Dad’s mother and grandmother.  I have many fond memories that revolve around one or more of these … Continue reading

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