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Month: March 2019

Brilliant Spring Color

Brilliant Spring Color

Can you believe March 20th is the first day of spring?  OK, the snow outside makes it hard to believe.  Before you know it, narcissus and tulips will be in bloom.  Here is a beautiful arrangement created by our member Cookie.  A great trick is […]

Spring is here!

Spring is here!

What is Witch Hazel? What is Witch Hazel used for? Witch hazel, as we know it, is an extract of the North American witch-hazel tree, Hamamelis virginiana. The bark and leaves are useful in traditional preparations, mostly topically. Witch hazel gets its medicinal properties from […]

Beneficial or Pest Insect Quiz

Beneficial or Pest Insect Quiz

Most people know that Ladybugs are beneficial bugs. They prey on Aphids, Whiteflies, and Colorado Potato Beetles. Take our quiz to see how well do you know these other bugs?