Category: Home Garden

The Summer Solstice

Today we celebrated the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere.  For us, it symbolizes the first day of summer as well as it marks the longest day of the year.  From here on out, our days will ever so slightly begin to get shorter until we reach the Winter Solstice in December.  Since my last …

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A New Summer Garden

Summer is officially on track.  It’s the second week of June 2018, and I’m pretty happy thus far with what I’ve selected for planting.  As you can see above, I’ve selected a few different varieties of lettuce.  Very easy to grow, just have to fight daily with teeny, tiny slugs! I’ve selected a few varieties …

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My Peony’s

The Peony, is one of the most symbolic flowers found in nature.  Native to China, Southern Europe and the Mediterranean, these flowers have a strong history in ancient medicine, and today, the “Pink Peony” is known as the 12th Year-Wedding Anniversary flower.  The pink peony in particular symbolizes luck and prosperity.  In my garden, they …

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