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Non Toxic Gardening

Non Toxic Gardening

Posted by Lynda Houston on 13th Jun 2019

It was overwhelming, that  trip I took to the big-box store.Upon entry, I was smacked with towering shelves of toxic weed killer.So, I decided to find something less harmful, but strong enough to … read more
Building a Better Rose Garden

Building a Better Rose Garden

Posted by Noelle Johnson on 8th Jun 2019

I’ve had a love affair with roses since I was a little girl, when I used to help my dad take care of the rosebushes in our Southern California front yard. Now that I have my own garden with more than … read more
Paper Towels: I Love To Hate-To-Love Them

Paper Towels: I Love To Hate-To-Love Them

Posted by Lynda Houston on 21st May 2019

Paper Towels. I love them, I hate them. As an avid environmentalist, I cringe as I still find myself falling back on this bulky monthly staple, and besides, I don't want to be a typical American& … read more
The Art of Gardening

The Art of Gardening

Posted by Lynda Houston on 20th May 2019

Above is a shot of the my first peony bloom of the season. I love it against the silver of the lamb's ear. It seems the more I work in my garden, the more I am inspired and energized to create mo … read more
On Being a Minimalist and Still Enjoying a Cozy Home

On Being a Minimalist and Still Enjoying a Cozy Home

Posted by Lynda Houston on 18th May 2019

I've been reading a lot about minimalism, but as a middle-aged woman, I'm finding it increasingly difficult to connect with the minimalist websites and blogs emerging from a younger generation.Don't g … read more