Bumblebee with wings spread, hovering over a violet false indigo in full bloom
Curing the Gardening Phobia

Find Pollinator Plants and Get Giddy

I totally sympathize with that yoga instructor who got lost in Hawaii. A couple of weeks ago, I was hiking in the Land Between the Lakes, Kentucky. We were on a path…The diamond markers were everywhere…yellow instead of white, as shown on the trail head.

But that shouldn’t matter, right?

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bleeding heard with early pink blooms
Curing the Gardening Phobia

Turn Tasks into Quality Family Time

Do you have bulbs pushing up in your yard? It’s a great sign of hope, isn’t it?…peonies and bleeding heart are also making their comeback. Yet, are they crowded by leaves and debris blown in by winter storms or other unseasonable weather?

Many of us here in North America are just now digging out of a late April snow. The Southeast has been hunkering down under thunderstorms. Californians are moving slowly as they recover from nature’s trials. Even Arizona has had some surprising rainstorms this past year, blowing in from the Pacific.

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