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Why I Planted a Heritage Garden

  History means a lot to me, so much so, that I’ve traced my family tree back to the 1700s… No princesses yet, I’m afraid. I love learning classic skills that still have modern applications, like making my own soap, or knitting a cozy afghan. So when my husband Anthony pointed out that we should […]

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How to Harvest and Store Mint

Last year I planted one tiny peppermint plant and one tiny spearmint plant. I know how mint grows (I see you smiling and shaking your head)…like CRAZY! I just didn’t think it would grow as fast as it did. So, in order to take back my garden I took on the task of harvesting this […]

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Top 10 Vegetables to Grow for Beginners

    Starting a vegetable garden can be a intimidating.     When I started out I thought I would be fancy and start my veggies from seed. That didn’t work out so well. I started them a little too late, I moved the plants outside when they were too small and they either fell […]

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