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What I’m Growing in New Mexico

Our new home in Cerrillos, NM has some amazing qualities.  The sun room is my favorite room in the house. Sun all day long!  Faces east, south and west.  Plants that I’ve grown in Colorado gardens are growing much more … Continue reading

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Supporting Your Health in 2019

My Top 10 Recommendations for a Happier New Year 1. Spend more time with your Parasympathetic Nervous System.  Have more fun!  Become acquainted with feeling deeply relaxed and rested.  Enjoy relaxing.  Do it often. Spend more time with your dogs, cats, … Continue reading

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Survival Strategies for Stressful Times

When life becomes overwhelming, find a safe place and take care of yourself. When I’m going through stressful times, a lot of my “good habits” can fall by the wayside.  Basic and important habits, like taking my supplements and staying … Continue reading

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Permaculture in Action!

We moved to Berthoud in August of 2015.  We knew we would be starting over on gardens and such, and were feeling a little overwhelmed due to the large sloping back yard.  Fortunately for us, at the very beginning of … Continue reading

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The Fall Garden & More Rose Talk

I keep thinking I will blog about another subject, but my attention always turns back to the garden because my first-year perennials are showing some amazing growth.  Some are blooming out of sequence, which often happens with first year gardens. … Continue reading

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Delicious & Medicinal Herbs from My Gardens

Growing and consuming herbs and nutritive greens and berries is one of my greatest joys in life.  There are a lot of herbs and berries that LOVE growing here in Colorado, and here are just a few: One of my … Continue reading

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The Spring Garden = ANTICIPATION!!

Spring has arrived!  Many of my garden perennials (planted last Spring) are surprising me with their size and vigor!  Pulsatilla is the first to bloom.  It looks all fragile and delicate with it’s soft ferny foliage and dramatic flowers, but it … Continue reading

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Nourishing Ourselves = Peace of Mind

About West Nile and Zika:  From all my research on the subjects, I understand that both West Nile and the Zika virus  symptoms can be very mild – almost imperceptible – in many cases.  At other times, the symptoms are flu-like. … Continue reading

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Springtime arrives! Roses, Berries and Vines…

It’s so exciting watching the new gardens come to life! Roses First I brought seven roses from our Longmont gardens. Apothecary, Francesca, Rose de Rescht, Angel Face, Ebb Tide, Lyda Rose, and Rosa Glauca.  Most had only been planted in … Continue reading

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Yet another blog about whole foods

Soon I’ll be blogging about my new gardens in extreme detail, but I just wanted to get in one more reminder about the amazing healing power of species-appropriate whole foods.  For humans and dogs, and, really, all living beings, this … Continue reading

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