Tag: nature

The Artful Spirit

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Live Artfully in a Garden “You can learn a lot of things from the flowers…,” the bouquet of beauty crooned to Alice in her Wonderland. Isn’t this so true! Our gardens are our wonderland, reaching their colorful pinnacle for we are surrounded by beauty that fills our senses. There’s a wealth of happiness and romance […]

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Sudsy Saponins Save the Day

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
Sudsy Saponins Save the Day

Charlotte Tenney, MA Integrative Health   Pre-industrial times are often portrayed as eras of filth due to a lack of soap. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Those living in closer contact with nature were able to observe that some plants offered them naturally occurring suds that worked very nicely for cleaning skin, hair […]

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Container Gardens of Succulent Succulents (pardon the pun)

| September 10, 2011 | 0 Comments
Container Gardens of Succulent Succulents (pardon the pun)

By Barb Strona Late last spring the Mission Hills Garden Club’s “Event” was to learn how to plant an attractive potted succulent garden. Debra Lee Baldwin, renowned succulent expert, first demonstrated how to plant using various pots and plants. Whether you begin with a particular pot you like or you begin with plants you like, […]

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