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PITH + VIGOR Issue No. 6 Assembly
19 04 2017| Issue No. 6

Dear Readers, Sometimes new beginnings come in fits and starts. I always wish for a spring that slowly wakes up, with the earliest bloomers warming up for a move into flushes of yellows and pinks and greens that stretch gently into to a colorful early summer climax. But more often...

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Spring cleaning for your best garden (indoors and out).
19 04 2017| Sponsored Posts

Do you regularly wash your house windows? I have to admit – I’ve never.     I’ve tried but it gets overwhelming fast.  But I am all inspired to try again with some new cleaning products from Lemi Shine that I’m trying out (I’ll get back to that). But lets...

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jump into spring with easy garden tasks.

I have a big garden so I am frequently overwhelmed by it.  But I reminded myself recently just how much can be done in tiny spurts of time. (I re-seeded my front lawn in the time it took my kindergartener to get his shoes on and get in the car...

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Pretty Porch Ideas from Ile d'Orleans in Quebec, Canada
12 03 2017| Garden Travel, Gardens

While traveling around the Ile d’Orleans, across the St Lawerence River from Quebec City in Canada, I had a couple of “whoa, stop the car!” moments.  The island, which is basically the breadbasket of Quebec City is filled with farm stands, pretty vistas across the river that surrounds it, wildlife,...

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winter garden light
01 03 2017| Lighting

Do you feel the grip of winter loosing its hold?  I live in New England so I am not going to let myself start thinking (here at the beginning of March) that at least one more good snow isn’t still pending. But nonetheless, it is starting to feel like spring....

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California Poppy ‘Rosa Romantica’, Ageratum ‘Red Sea’, Cosmos ‘Rose Bonbon’, Poppy ‘Falling in Love’ all from Select Seeds
13 02 2017| Plants

Spring is near, why not plant some Valentines seeds?   I am increasingly becoming a seed growing convert.  No, I am not rigging up crazy light contraptions in my home (in the absence of the dreamy greenhouse). But, to get great plants for less money, I am experimenting with direct to the...

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PITH + VIGOR is where you can find a greater connection with nature through gardens, art, regional food and meaningful travel. I’m Rochelle Greayer and I am an author, publisher, and designer. This is a showcase of my thoughts and ideas as well as a springboard for creative collaborations, events and classes, books, and a magazine.

I’m currently working on Issue No. 6 of P+V – due out Spring of 2017.



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