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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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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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1 New Habit for 2019

So, here we are falling back into our winter work routines after some holiday time. Deep winter is on its way, and you are schlepping every day to work in your puffy coat. Even the South has had some unpleasant, unseasonal winter weather surprises.  Florida has faced an ugly red tide on the Atlantic side, with another one coming on the Gulf side. California dreamin’ has turned into wildfire and mudslide nightmares.

All your gardening plans that didn’t quite get fulfilled are now behind you. You might be even a little relieved that winter is here, and you’re off the hook. 

Latest Climate Change Report

But did you squirm just a little when the latest scientific report on climate change came out? Feeling a little guilty at your gardening relief? 

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