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Oh Happy Day !!

Oh Happy Day! Fall is a complicated time emotionally for most of us. Autumn begins with the upbeat excitement of new beginnings; that start-of–the-school-year feeling mingled with the crisp air and colour explosions of autumn. Then, a certain darkness descends. … Continue reading

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The Birds and the Bees (Literally)

It’s not officially fall yet so I won’t even go there; there’s plenty of summer left and I’m going to take full advantage of the warm days and late summer blooms. And there are lots of those to peek at … Continue reading

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A Special Visit to Wildflower Farm

  Nothing in the world beats a walk through nature – be it a forest, botanical garden or your very own wildflower paradise. Here at Wildflower Farm we are privileged to walk among wildflowers each and every day. This week’s … Continue reading

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Milkweed and Mimicry

There are certain issues that need to be talked about, shared, and really drilled into people’s minds.  I, however, am getting tired of addressing this issue.  Not because it’s not important, but because it’s so important that everyone should know, … Continue reading

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You vs. Mother Nature. Who will win?

Growing up, I was unbelievably fortunate where gardening was concerned.  I lived in Southern Ontario where the soil is the perfect sandy loam to grow just about anything.  I mean, unless you were trying to grow moss, you could be … Continue reading

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A Bug-Lover’s Surprise

This past summer I grew a vegetable garden.  And when I say vegetable garden, I mean a vegetable-milkweed garden.  You see, the milkweed just started growing and I’ve done nothing but plant my veggies around it. I don’t know what … Continue reading

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