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giving thanks (these days)

I hesitate to say that spring is here because it’s possible that we could get snow any day, but these past few weeks of sunshine and warmer breezes have certainly tilted my heart and hopes toward summer. 183 more words


Former HGTV host shares lawn-care tips

Spring is finally here, and with the promise of warm weather, people are ready to get outside and enjoy their backyards.

Joe Washington, the original host of HGTV’s Groundbreakers, joined The Rhode Show Tuesday with some timely tips on how to find a balance between work and play. 50 more words

Rhode Show


The late afternoon warmed the soil.   Overhead  skeins of geese flew in military formation heading for the sanctuary of the bog.

She gathered the digging tools – a hand rake and a well-used  trowel its broken metal handle replaced with one of wood. 58 more words

Reflections Of The Beautiful Eye ( Bel' Occhio)

Would A Carnation By Any Other Name Smell Of Spring?

by Kimberly A. Cook                     (Twitter@   WarriorTales)

The great thing about gardening is the unexpected surprises. Went out the door on Sunday and found out my carnation had bloomed, all by it’s little own self. 194 more words

Warrior Tales

Splitting Jade

Sometimes nature can be so simple, the complexity becomes amazing. I learned this by growing the leaves of succulents like jade to split them and create new plants. 250 more words