Category Archives: Gardening

Greener Pastures

Families can participate in every aspect of natural services: They can carry their loved one to the grave, help place them inside, and fill the grave with soil. The intimacy of this process evokes raw emotion, and that’s cathartic. Afterward, … Continue reading

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Green Gurls

If you name your plants and talk to them, do they live longer? My plants are all my Green Gurls, but I do like to call them by their scientific name when I can. They remind me of drag queen … Continue reading

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Gardening

How did you get started planting a garden? There seems to be so much to know. A: Start in spring. Buy what’s in bloom and what you love. Think about where you are; for example, are deer an issue? If so, … Continue reading

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Nature

“Every year, back comes Spring, with nasty little birds yapping their fool heads off and the ground all mucked up with plants. – Dorothy Parker Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on … Continue reading

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What the Hell are Pea Shoots

I have seen pea shoots before, but always as garnish. Pea shoots come from the pea plant, usually the snow or sugar snap pea varieties. They are harvested as young 2-to-6-inch shoots, including two to four leaf pairs and the immature tendrils. They … Continue reading

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