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Ginny Neil

Lucy Van Pelt: I never eat December snow[flakes]. I always wait ‘til January. Linus Van Pelt: They sure look ripe to me. —Charles Schultz Read more

Singing in the Garden

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Ginny Neil

Manicures . . . are basically just holding hands with a stranger for 45 minutes.  —Miranda Hart Read more

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Ginny Neil

I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. —Anne of Green Gables Read more

Singing in the Garden

It’s summer, so let the feast of flowers begin. You read that right. Eating flowers is a thing. Go ahead. Sprinkle some petals on your plate and add a little variety and a great deal of color to your meal. Read more

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Let’s take a look at some of the stranger things our wonderful region is home to. Read more

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When I was growing up, I went to summer camp. It was my most-anticipated event of the year. The small, Christian camp I attended was set below stately pines, hickories, maples and oaks. ... Read more

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The best laid plans are the ones you can find again. —Ginny Read more

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To everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven. —Ecclesiastes 3:1 Read more

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…And then my heart with pleasure fills, and dances with the daffodils. —William Wordsworth Read more

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Elora Overbey’s face lights up when she talks about food and family. “Our family’s love language is food,” she tells me. “It’s a shared passion.” So, it’s no surprise that she eventually ended up at the Allegheny Mountain Institute. Read more

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You can bury a lot of troubles by digging in the dirt. — unknown Read more

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Eat leeks in March and wild garlic in May, and all the year after physicians may play. —Old Welsh Rhyme Read more

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Suzi Parron is the author of “Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail Movement” and “Following the Barn Quilt Trail.” Read more

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Ginny Neil

My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them. —Mitch Hedberg Read more

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I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house. —Nathaniel Hawthorne Read more

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It's easy to feel wonder-struck in a garden - especially if you cultivate delight. -Diane Ackerman Read more

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To rot is to live… —Thorpe Moeckel Read more

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The name daisy comes from “day’s eye” because the flower is only open during the day and closes up at night. ~Wikipedia Read more

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How a "back-to-the-land hippie homesteader" built a collection of plants in demand all over the country. Read more

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"To sleep, perchance to dream..." -Shakespeare's "Hamlet" Read more

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