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    The Lucky Story of the Original Shamrock

    Saint Patrick’s Day is here and it’s time for a holiday history lesson! We know the mascot is a shamrock but. . . do we know anything else? What’s the story behind the original shamrock and its relation to the highly coveted four-leaf clover? Perhaps some of you well informed Irish lassies and blokes know! […]

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    By Kelly White 10:12 pm | March 16th 2017 (0) Comments
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    6 Ways To Add The Health Benefits Of Turmeric To Your Diet

    Spice up your week with this week’s featured spice, turmeric! If you haven’t heard of the amazing health and wellness properties of this stunner, we’ll let you in on the secret! Turmeric is composed of the super health beneficial phytochemical, curcuminoid which is said to offer the natural benefits of an anti depressant and anti […]

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    By Kelly White 9:26 pm | February 2nd 2017 (0) Comments
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    Essential Oils – The Ultimate Holiday Gift

    Chances are you’ve walked through a garden and stopped for a moment to take in the beautiful smell of a fragrant rose. If so, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. Essential oils give […]

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    By Susann Crowell 9:27 am | November 22nd 2016 (0) Comments
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    7 Healthy Crockpot Soup Recipes For Cold Winter Days

    For many, the weather outside is frightful, and that means one thing – comfort food! One of our favorite foods to cozy up to this time of year is warm and satisfying soup. Check out these 7 scrumptious but healthy crockpot soup recipes that won’t put you into a total food coma after eating them… […]

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    By Kelly White 12:09 pm | November 9th 2016 (1) Comment
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    8 Enchanting Instagram Accounts For Lovers of Gardening and Nature

    Instagram can be a great tool for inspiration, a way to connect with folks who share your interests, or a wonderful escape from your everyday routines! We’ve scoured accounts, both popular and obscure, and have pulled eight of our favorite accounts to fill your Instagram feed with some more of our natural world. 1. @Ourgardenbunch […]

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    By Kelly White 8:47 pm | October 24th 2016 (0) Comments
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    Johnny Appleseed – The Man, The Myth, The Legend

    Most of us know Johnny Appleseed as the American pioneer who planted apple tree seeds all over what is now considered the northeast United States, spreading good humor, environmental awareness, and the word of God as he went. Sometime over the past 300 years, some of the facts have gotten lost and since today is […]

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    By Kelly White 3:17 pm | September 26th 2016 (0) Comments
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    Why Leaves Change Color (In Case Your Last Science Class Was A Few Years Back)

    Here Comes Fall! Pumpkins, boots, sweaters, football, hot toddies by the fireplace. . .some of our favorite indulgences are accompanied by that notorious autumn foliage backdrop. We love those fall colors! Like all things magical, autumn foliage is unique, stunning and painfully brief. Most of us know the basic reason why leaves change color – loss […]

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    By Kelly White 3:25 pm | September 13th 2016 (0) Comments
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    Finding Inspiration In America’s National Parks

    This week marks the 100th birthday of America’s National Park Service (NPS)! In light of the centennial celebration, the NPS has waived entrance fees to all parks for this weekend, August 25th-28th, 2016. Whether you make it out in the next few days or not, if you haven’t seen our country’s national parks they need […]

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    By Kelly White 8:50 pm | August 26th 2016 (0) Comments
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    7 Funny Garden Gnomes Guaranteed to Make You Laugh

    Originating in Germany some 200+ years ago, the ceramic gnome has earned its status as the most popular garden decoration through the decades. Can’t keep a good gnome down! These bearded garden dwellers come in a variety of dispositions, but our personal favorites are the gnomes that make us laugh. Here are 7 funny garden gnomes […]

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    By GardenBunch 11:27 am | August 23rd 2016 (0) Comments