Latin Names Are Your Friend

Every gardener eventually has to confront the dreaded Latin names of plants. We all know why it’s important – because the common names are so misleading. Flowering maple isn’t a…

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The Rest of the Story

Do you remember the radio broadcasts of the legendary Paul Harvey, who usually managed to find a way to tell us “the rest of the story” – something interesting, quirky,…

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Have You Heard of the Steiner Cabins?

Built entirely by hand, with no power tools, from materials provided right on the spot by Mother Nature, the 100 or so distinctive log cabins built by the Steiner family…

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Be Brave – Try Something New

The comfort of returning to something you know you love is a deeply entrenched human trait. Just ask little kids – they’ll pick a favorite bedtime story over a new…

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