Tag Archives: wooly blue curls

The Five-Year Plant ID

This may shock you but I’m a bit of a plant nerd. ¬†From the very first hummingbird sage that I beheld seven years ago, I knew I wanted to learn each and every plant from the mightiest bay laurel to … Continue reading

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Currently Cooking in my Pots

The calendar for the month of February is up and bursting with outdoorsy goodness. As the big D continues to turn the screws on us reducing our landscape to 50 shades of brown I am striving to keep your minds … Continue reading

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Ode to the Bears

Let’s all just hope that Momma and baby bears go their ways and we won’t need to call out the national guard again and we can all enjoy our forests safely. In tribute I offer up a creepily beautiful video … Continue reading

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Family Affair – Minty fresh!

Yes I know, yet another 70’s song reference, what can I say, Sly and the Family Stone put out some funky grooves with catchy titles.¬† This will be another semi-regular feature whereby I hope to guide you through the arcane … Continue reading

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