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Earth Day April 22

Earth Day April 22

Earth day has been a U.S. holiday since April 22, 1970. It had its beginnings in 1969 when a senator’s concern over a large oil spill in California and increasing pollution across the nation, spurred him to action.

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Make the Back Yard a Place Mom Can Relax

Make the Back Yard a Place Mom Can Relax

A furnished patio, deck, porch or balcony is a very special place. It invites you to step away from life’s busyness, to slow down and relax, and gives you a bit of connection with nature. It can even make your indoor space more comfortable with…

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Eggs, Bunnies & Sweet Colorful Celebration

Eggs, Bunnies & Sweet Colorful Celebration - the story behind these Easter traditions -

Find out why we color eggs for Easter and why a bunny delivers them as gifts.

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Reuse of Bulbs from Containers

Reuse of Bulbs from Containers - tips for planting bulbs -

A how-to guide for planting indoor flowering spring bulbs in your garden to enjoy year after year.

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Chile Cornbread

Chile Cornbread - made with whole corn and diced peppers -

Cornbread gets a fresh take with the addition of whole corn and diced peppers. Use mild or spicy peppers, in red or green, for a kick of flavor and a festive presentation.

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Winter Meals…For the Birds!

Winter Meals…For the Birds! - create a bird feeding station -

Choosing the right feeder for your feathered friends!

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Modern Christmas Lights Offer so Much More

Modern Christmas Lights Offer so Much More - choose from a wide range of styles & colors -

Learn more about what lighting features are available and how new lights can save time, money and are safer.

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Christmas Stockings Enrich Holiday Traditions

Christmas Stockings Enrich Holiday Traditions - the story behind stockings -

Find out why we hang stockings for Christmas and anticipate them being filled with goodies.

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Peppermint … a Multi-talented Star of the Herb Garden

Peppermint … a Multi-talented Star of the Herb Garden

Peppermint, that most popular flavoring year round for treats and beverages, is incredibly easy to grow!

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Do You Know Mistletoe?

Do You Know Mistletoe? - a closer look -

Mistletoe is considered a hemi-parasite in the plant world. It is parasitic in that it pulls water and nutrients from the trees and shrubs it grows attached to, but it does do its own photosynthesis.Mistletoe sprouts on plants from seed spread by…

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