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A Look At Yesteryear Thanksgiving Celebration – Garden history

By Denise

The Thanksgiving traditions have been with use since 1621 and many of our expectations of the holiday trace back to certain events of those days. It is still a time for family and friends and a time to look back and be thankful for what we have. The Thanksgiving meal as we have come to […]

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Organic Gardening – Step away from your desk and walk among art

By Denise

I just read an amazing story by Sheila Farr who writes for the Seattle Times. Her article entitled “Step away from your desk and walk among art.” It was published November 14. 2007.   The story made me realize just how much art is before out eyes every day. Old buildings, parks and even urban […]

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Don Vaughan – Landscape Arctitect – His Life and Designs

By Denise

I just read this article called “An artist of the natural world” written by Tom Hawthorn, special to The Globe and Mail. It was published November 14, 2007.   It’s an article about the works of Don Vaughan, a very accomplished landscape architect. As the article states, “It is the job of a landscape architect […]

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Organic Gardening – Community Gardens

By Denise

Community gardens are becoming more important in towns and cities across America. They can be small or large, have several gardeners or be a project sponsored by an organization or town with many helpers. The interest has been sparked by several factors. More people are getting into the “Green Movement. ” Growing concerns about pollution, […]

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