Tag: Green things

autumn

Autumn is here!

Look outside, and it’s obvious that Summer is over.  Summer was thoroughly enjoyed for all it offered.  We attended county fairs and rodeos.  Also, we picked through our neighbor’s treasures at tons of yard sales.  We camped, boated, and floated in the warm (and hot!) sunshine.  However, all good things must come to an end, […]

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Old Farmer’s Almanac guide the ‘best days to …”

We all know that there are special days and times that are best for certain things.  It is good to do laundry  on Monday if you are Irish.  However, now we can know the best day for doing less commonly known best day things.  Read on to be enlightened! According to the trusty “Old Farmer’s […]

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Autumn is in the air! It’s the Autumnal Equinox!

What is the Autumnal Equinox? According to the Almanac, it is the start of Autumn in the Northern Hemisphere, and the beginning of Spring in the Southern Hemisphere.  Simply put, it means that there is a mostly even amount of Sun shining on either hemisphere.  Better?  Or, there is roughly the same amount of daylight […]

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fair

It’s County Fair time in Idaho!

This year’s fair is next weekend!  We LOVE a county fair, and this one’s sure to be a dandy! The dates for the fair are: Thursday, September 20th, through Sunday, September 23nd.  However, if you are entering something in the fair, artwork, photography, canned goods or livestock, the fair starts  Tuesday, September 18th for you! […]

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Happy Juneteenth Day!

We love to give you interesting facts and little known information, and Juneteenth is something that we had never heard about before.  Maybe you haven’t either, so read on to learn about Juneteenth Day! What is Juneteenth Day? We are glad that you asked!  June 19th is Juneteenth Day.  Although President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation became […]

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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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