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Let’s go outside and plant some flowers!

We have discussed great ground covering plants and some wonderful flowering shrubs, and this week we wanted to enlighten you about some really good flowers to make your garden burst with color! Isn’t it too late to plant flowers? No!  And, here in Idaho, many wise gardeners don’t start their vegetables until after Memorial day, […]

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Monday is Memorial Day

This Monday, May 28th is Memorial Day.  In 1971, Memorial Day became an official nationwide holiday.  It began as  Decoration Day.  And so this day, the last Monday in May every year is a day set aside to honor those courageous men and women who gave their lives to ensure our freedom.  These people gave […]

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Let’s plant some plants!

Now is a great time to put some new color into your yard!  Here are two tips on wonderful plants with which to grace your garden. We think you will love them!  We do! What Hardiness Zone are we anyway? According to The Idaho Statesman,” A few years ago, USDA decided our area had warmed […]

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May the 4th be with you! Happy Star Wars Day!

Today is May 4th. Ok, so?  May the 4th be with you!  Happy Star Wars Day! Star Wars? In 1977, the first Star Wars movie debuted.  Directed by George Lucas, it brought about a whole new era of action-packed and special-effects packed movies to the screen.  Star Wars appealed to old and young people alike. […]

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The sun is out! Let’s get out into the garden!

Finally, some sunny days all in a row!  Time to get out into the garden! Where in the garden to start? Good question!  According to The Plant Guide,  first, you should  give your garden a thorough cleaning!  Remove dead leaves, stalks, and blooms or dead annual plants.  Start with a clean slate!  You don’t need […]

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April is here and so is the Dogwood Festival!

It’s Dogwood Festival month here in the LC Valley!  We believe that this annual celebration does indeed usher in Spring and better weather.  Although we can not prove it, it makes us cheerier to think so! For all the details about the schedule of events, you can click on this link. LCSC Dogwood Festival. More […]

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Happy Birthday, Thomas Jefferson!

Today, April 13th is the 275th anniversary of the birth of Thomas Jefferson. His list of accomplishments is long.  He was 3rd president of the United States of America, was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence, and also oversaw the Louisiana Purchase. More abut Thomas Jefferson Besides the three things we just reminded […]

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Easter is this Sunday

Today, we want to delve into the meaning of Easter Sunday, and what it means to us. The meaning of the word Easter There is a difference of opinion about where the word Easter originally came from.  According to Crosswalk.com, some believe it came from ” the Anglo-Saxon Eeostre or Easter – a Teutonic goddess of spring and fertility.” […]

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