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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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renting goats - ruminant goat clearing services have grown

Renting goats for land clearing is a wonderful idea (if you ask me).  It is all at once pastoral, economical, and green.  Neighbors love to watch goats wander a vacant lot and make short work of removing invasive plants.   A quick check at goatfinder.com’s rent-a-goat section  (yes that exists) lists...

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downey rattlesnake native orchid origami pattern
21 12 2016| Art

Time is short, but I’ve found a beautiful holiday table top decoration idea for you. The North American Orchid Center  has been uploading a new origami orchid pattern daily for the 25 days of Christmas.  There are all sorts of orchids from all around the country (all are native to North...

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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.

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