Blueberries add something to the garden every season: tiny white-pink flowers in spring, beautiful blue fruits in the summer, and attractive foliage throughout the fall.
2-9 (Find your hardiness zone.)
When to Plant:
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The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.
A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o... Read more
Imagine that you are the same age as your child…
What grade were you in?
Who was your teacher?
Your best friend?
Imagine that you are outside…
Did you have a place that you considered your own?
A treehous... Read more
John Keats once wrote, "The poetry of the earth is never dead."
Poet or not, almost all of us have been awestruck by nature at one time or another. Whether it's running at sunset on a sandy white beach, walking alongside a cool tri... Read more
Broccoli is a cool-weather vegetable, prone to expansive flowering when exposed to too much heat. Dense, dark-green heads are full of flavor, which, straight from the garden, is unbeatable!
5-11 (Find your hardiness zone.)
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Happy Monday all, I was curious what everyone does to stay on track on the weekends. I have lost all but 5 pounds and I know that if I would behave myself on the weekends it wouldn't be so bad. During the week I am extremely good but then Saturday... Read more
I live in wisconsin and it has been below zero for weeks! With the occasional 20 degree day with freezing wind chills. So... I have not been able to go for my nice long walks or do anything outside with my kids all month. We have been doing really w... Read more
I love Fresh Flowers all over the House---they give a really cheerful feeling and add colour to the ambience.To keep these from wilting and losing their freshness, add 0.5 tsp.of Sugar to the Water in the Flower Pot before arranging the Flowers in i... Read more
For many people, cold weather and a lack of sunshine can bring on a mild depression known as the ''winter blues.'' People that experience the ''winter blues'' will generally lack motivation and energy. Others may even... Read more
If you’ve seen enough infomercials in your time, it’s easy to get convinced that you need to buy the latest and greatest in exercise gadgets or gizmos in order to reach your fitness goals. The truth is, there’s no need to spend... Read more
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