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Kenton Seth via www.pithandvigor.com
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Kenton Seth lives in his high desert hometown of Grand Junction, Colorado, where he enjoys all things gardening. As the former Head of Horticulture for Western Colorado...

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I gave up cross stitching after some serious burnout from making a pillow for a sorority sister back in college. But with colorful cording and...

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condessa coffee by rochelle greayer www.pithandvigor.com art by andrew catanses titled: Revelation in the Garden
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Two days in Atlanta at the Garden Writers Association conference are in the rear view mirror.  But before I forget, I want to share three quick...

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Nestled in Lincoln, MA, one of Boston's quietest most rural-feeling (though not actually rural) suburbs, the Decordova museum and sculpture park brings contemporary outdoor art to New England....

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white coneflower by rochelle greayer www.pithandvigor.com
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After a summer of serious contemplation and consideration, I have so much to share with you that I hardly know where to start! I have procrastinated this...

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School starts Wednesday and I am loosing my summer help.  'The help' (a.k.a. my children) have been "working" for me all summer.  I am quite...

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garden feng shui by potterybarn
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Some interesting ideas here to help you plant something new in your garden.  Have you ever used Feng Shui to plan your living spaces? How...

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I've been trying to make new habits - exercise, diet change, social media consistency, writing consistency, and art making are all on my list of...

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Amsterdam playhouse via www.pithandvigor.com
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Do you have a favorite city? The place you would choose to live if you could choose to live anywhere? Mine is Amsterdam. I love...

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Despite three days of rain earlier this week, many of my plants are struggling. We are in serious drought mode. I refuse to irrigate the...

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Twelve years, five lawn mowers, five string trimmers, and two leaf blowers later, I think I can finally tell you what is matters when buying...

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Garden Tour of La Colombe d'Or image by by Bernadette Marie via www.pithandvigor.com
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It's Wednesday and I find it hard to believe that just four days ago I was in Provence, France. I wish I was still there....

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Shopping the nursery - image by Robert and Pat Rogers CC via flickr www.pithandvigor.com
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It's July and officially 'late season' for plant buying.  (Don't worry! - you get another chance for regular season planting in the early fall).  In many...

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soil compost mulch tips - www.pithandvigor.com - image by forrest cavale
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I generally feel like I can't do much of anything about of a whole host of things that concern me (Guns, Breixit, Trump, Global Warming...I'd...

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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...

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Rocapulco white Double impatiens by proven winners - plant pairing by rochelle greayer www.pithandvigor.com
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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...

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immigrant farmers pithandvigor.com in boston ma
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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...

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essential oil candels by rochelle greayer www.pithandvigor.com
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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...

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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...

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My husband is not a gardener - but over the years I've learned that there are few things I can do entice a little interest....

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Upgrading the Trader Joes roses with garden cuttings by rochelle greayer www.pithandvigor.com
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Am I the only blogger who hasn't written a story about how to upgrade grocery store flowers into something more interesting?   I think I might...

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