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3 Ways to Preserve Your Favorite Flowers

by Heather Stone Preserving the beauty of the flower garden is easily accomplished when you use one of these three techniques for drying flowers. Dried flowers are beautiful in wreaths, as bouquets or just a small reminder of the past growing season or a special moment.   A few things to remember before you begin. […]

Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds The Ruby-throated Hummingbird is one of the most commonly recognized hummingbirds in North America, especially in the eastern half of the country where they spend their summers. They are the only hummingbird to breed east of the Great Plains. Commonly found in open woods, forest edges, parks, gardens and yards their familiar green […]


By Engrid Winslow “The first ear of corn, eaten like a typewriter, means summer to me—intense, but fleeting.” ― Michael Anthony There are two flavors of summer that I will unapologetically eat until bursting with absolutely no apologies because they haunt my food memories in the dead of winter. One is tomatoes fresh from the […]