Tag Archives: Nature

History and Nature

Being a ‘northerner,’ rice fields were not something I ever spent much time thinking or learning about. My loss. At Brookgreen Gardens, they are a large part of the gardens’ history. Brookgreen’s 9,100 acres was originally composed of four rice … Continue reading

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Nature

I love nature and all it includes, well, except for raking leaves and shoveling snow. I suppose those two tasks have more to do with my age and a bad back than anything else. I know, there are many folks … Continue reading

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Heat Advisory

It’s been hot for a couple of days with actual temps in the 90’s and real feel over 100. After doing my outside chores and picking raspberries first thing, I may be sticking inside with the A/C, but the flowers, … Continue reading

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Flower Power

Ever heard the saying, vegetables feed the body and flowers feed the soul? Everywhere I look something is blooming, and I’m smiling. We’ve had summer-like weather and just a few sprinkles although we could use some measurable rain. It’s dry. … Continue reading

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A walk in the woods

I’m struggling with not being outdoors. I know – get over it. It was 29°F this morning when I brewed coffee, and Killington Ski Resort in VT opened up this past weekend. 🙂 Our property borders a wooded area so … Continue reading

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Nature

Why do people head south in the winter? The simple answer for this gardener is so I can be outside and enjoy nature in ways that don’t require a snow shovel or scraper. The camellias are blooming here, and the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Pure

Pure to me is as simple as stopping to admire the beauty that Mother Nature provides us in our gardens, beaches, lakes, or mountains. Here’s hoping your weather is good, and you can enjoy some outside time with Mother Nature this … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Earth

When we traveled to Italy, we were lucky enough to visit the Isle of Capri, and if you want to pay homage to Mother Earth, it is easy to do so there because natural beauty surrounds you wherever you look. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: One Love

Can anyone have just one love? Family, country, nature, gardening, quilting, traveling, and a great craft beer – I love them all. ❤️ Happy weekend and enjoy the ones you love. Linked to One Love, Weekly Photo Challenge

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inspiration

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Inspiration.”

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