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Fluff-having a very soft, light or frothy appearance. -Light down or fuzz, like feathers on a young bird, suggested for your viewing pleasure by the lavender Conoclinium (Eupatorium) coelestinum. -To make something appear lighter or fuller, like fluffing a pillow. … Continue reading

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Should It Stay Or Should It Go?

Step one when a new plant just appears out of the bright, blue sky (most seeds are airborne), is identification. This usually means allowing it to grow on and flower. Flowers help a great deal with figuring out what is … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday-Go Green

On this July 4th, we invite everyone to go green. In going through some old t-shirts, this gem was found. From the late sixties, early seventies, a time of peace, love and hippies, there was also a movement that cared … Continue reading

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Looking Around For Fall Foliage

The colors are streaming into the kitchen window like a box of spilled temperas. Let’s open the front door and get a better look as the sun turns on the morning in the Fairegarden, shall we? Don’t forget your jacket … Continue reading

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Growing Food In The Fairegarden

There has always been a few tomatoes, maybe some peppers grown at every house we have lived in, including my childhood home. Back when I was young, a fresh tomato did not even have any appeal to me, it was … Continue reading

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Five Best Gardening Books

Books make the very best of holiday gifts, and for gardeners, many books become lifelong companions. The dog eared pages and dirt smudged covers are signs of the loving use by an avid reader. Genevieve of North Coast Gardening recently … Continue reading

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Fall Foliage Tennessee Style

It has been said both ways. A summer drought will make for less color in the deciduous trees come fall. Or, heavy summer rains will ruin the fall show for the leaf peepers, those travelers who come great distances to … Continue reading

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