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Giveaway Winners Announced

Giveaway Winners Announced

Thank you all so much for your participation in the P+V Reader Survey.  The response was overwhelming – twice as many of you responded than what I had optimistically hoped for….

The Art Of The Bee Hive

The Art Of The Bee Hive

I miss the beehives that sat at the edge of the our garden for many seasons.  They weren’t particularly special as hives go – not like those that I see from…

Garden Style Plants – Using Double White Impatiens

Garden Style Plants – Using Double White Impatiens

Whole Foods and Trader Joes appear to have recently split a shipment of beautiful potted gardenias and they both had them for sale a couple of weeks ago.  Drunk with the…

Revisiting Immigrant Gardeners

Revisiting Immigrant Gardeners

This weekend was my birthday and celebrations began on Saturday morning with brunch at Pier 6 in Charlestown, MA.  Pier 6 has great views of Boston across the harbor that you…

Heavenly Scented Candles

Heavenly Scented Candles

I discovered something wonderful recently. I have long been a lover of essential oils… the right scent can really energize me. I picked up on these little bottles of oil in…

PITH + VIGOR 2016 Reader Survey and Giveaway

PITH + VIGOR 2016 Reader Survey and Giveaway

Dear Readers, I’d love to hear your thoughts as I plan future print and digital issues of PITH + VIGOR, books, stories, and new features for this website.   Would you…

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