I found out my Lemon Cypress is actually Fake Cypress. Not thanks to the flower shop people. But as I have never seen cypress in real life before, I guess it is amendable mistake. 326 more words
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Houseplants are an important addition to any home. They add color and texture to the space, and they also improve indoor air quality by filtering out contaminants. 557 more words
“Say what you have to say, not what you ought. Any truth is better than make-believe.” ― Henry David Thoreau
The tricky part to living somewhere new is finding acceptance. This was never a concern when I lived in Florida because I was almost always surrounded by people who were wanting to make friends. 172 more words
Where I live, we haven’t yet been hit by snow or ice, so it’s time to focus on garden clean-up.
In addition to raking and shredding oak leaves, I’ve been cutting back dead stems and diseased leaves of perennials and picking out twigs that have fallen in the heavy rains. 246 more words
With the holiday season upon us many choose to decorate their homes, both inside and out, with fresh cut greens. A gaily decorated tree, garlands of laurel, richly scented wreaths, and holiday centerpieces bring a touch of nature’s beauty even in this darkest month. 635 more words