Gardening

21 Mar 2017
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Spring Equinox: New Beginnings

The first day of Spring is here and with it all the possibilities of a fruitful growing season! Now is the time to dust off your gardening books, pull out your seed catalogs and deep dive into garden planning. Seeds are the perfect metaphor for spring. Every seed holds within it the potential of a…

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24 Feb 2017
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Inspired Indoor Greenery

  Winter can feel long at times. It can be easy to begin to yearn for the greenness of plants and the vivid colors of flowers. But why wait for Spring when you can integrate a few plants into your home or office right now? Beauty with Benefits A cheerful plant in a sunny window…

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23 Jan 2017
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Cultivating your Inner Garden

Winter is a time to turn inward. The leaves have fallen to the ground and the last blossoms faded long ago. It is a time when we contemplate the quieter points of life and slowly await the melting of the snow and the rebirth of the landscape. Winter is also a time of seed catalogs….

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16 Jan 2017
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Remembering the Magic

As children, we know the world is alive and full of magic. We know without a doubt that there is life to be discovered around every corner. Each flower, leaf, and tree seems to be inhabited and reaching out. But somehow as we grow older the magic seems to fade bit by bit. There are…

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15 Oct 2016
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DIY Herbal Infused Honey

Golden, sweet and oh so tasty, honey is a culinary treat! Honey is a simple way to sweeten your tea, enhance flavor in a new dish, or even treat a sore throat. Many different honeys can be created by infusing them with herbs from your garden or farmer’s market. The key to infusing honey is…

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26 Sep 2016
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Glorious Fall Garlic

Autumn has arrived in New Mexico, and with it the end of another bountiful harvest. This is a time for gardens to be cleaned of the remnants of another successful growing season. But don’t be saddened by the end of the garden year. Instead get excited to prepare for next Spring, as Autumn is also…

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16 Sep 2016
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Fall’s Final Harvest: Seeds to Save and Share

The crisp edge of Fall is creeping into the gardens of Sunrise Springs. While they are still filled with gorgeous greens and cheerful flowers, it’s hard to miss the shift in the air. Autumn brings with it an end to the bountiful harvests of summer, but it also brings a great opportunity to prepare for…

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25 Jul 2016
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Want smooth, well-nourished skin? DIY Scrub

Look no further than your garden and kitchen pantry for ingredients to create smooth, well-nourished skin. While store shelves abound with products to be purchased and tried, nothing beats a DIY scrub.Salt and sugar are some of the most common choices for abrasive materials in a scrub. With larger particles size, salt tends to create…

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