Gardener ‘Shape Up’, Stretch Your Best Tools

No doubt, strength is a good thing when getting into the garden after winter and taking on spring cleanup and new projects.  And if you're still doing the exercises from 'Gardener Must-Have: A Strong Back,' progress is being made.  My back is feeling sturdier and now the trick is to keep doing the exercises and …

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‘Being Mindful’, A Positive Outlook Is Contagious

Something a little different today for 'Gardener Shape-Up, Being Mindful'... Many of you may already be aware Dr. Cohan and her viral video. I was not, until a few days ago. And in the case that some of you may have also missed it, I've decide to share. I was driving in the car and …

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Gardener ‘Shape Up’ – It’s Not A Challenge, It’s About Being Mindful

It's January and yes it's the time of year that many of us are revitalizing our commitment to living healthy.  Although do you ever feel January seems to run counter intuitive to this goal?  It's colder, darker and gloomier than most other times of the year (in the Northern Hemisphere anyway) so it's tougher to …

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December Daily Wreath: To New Beginnings!

This wreath is so colorful and festive that I just had to post it on New Year's Eve! Here's to mud in your eye if you are a gardener!  And if not, well then simply cheers!  Cheers to new beginnings wherever you decide to start them but most definitely in the garden! Many thanks to …

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The Daily Wreath: Emphasize Your Assets!

As we head toward the new year and possibly entertain a little self-reflection about starting afresh, remember to emphasize your assets in your new ventures!  I think that is what was decided here…have a pink door - go with it!  (Spotted at the entrance to a grooming salon.) And for a bit more on this …

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