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Red-Bellied #Woodpecker Woke Me Up This Morning! #birds

      Although the calendar says Spring is still weeks away, a Red-Bellied Woodpecker woke me up this morning. The steady pecking lasts about 7 seconds each time in the distance. We believe the same Red-Bellied Woodpecker comes back to our garden every year! One year, he pecked a hole in our deck railing. […]

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Touch a Plant to Reduce Stress! how to garden itsgardeningtime beginner gardener beginner gardening

#Touch a #Plant to Reduce #Stress! #stressrelief

“In a recent study, men who touched plant leaves for two minutes felt calmer and had less cerebral blood flow to the brain areas associated with stress than men who touched metal or other materials.” [Source: Bottom Line Personal, Vol 35 Number 20, October 15, 2014] To read the actual study, click here.     […]


Free #HealthandWellness at Black Hill Regional Park/Seneca Lake! #health

We were looking for a free way to relax and enjoy a breezy Autumn afternoon, so we spent the afternoon at Black Hill Regional Park and Seneca lake. It was a little chilly and breezy, but the Fall colors were beautiful!                   The park and lake are […]

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Let Nature Absorb Your Stress how to garden beginner gardener

5 Ways to Let #Nature Absorb Your #Stress … #stressrelief

Release Your Stress Into Nature Gardening is like going outside to play! Create a gardening oasis wherever you live. Even if it’s one potted plant. Step outside, take a deep breath or two, be silent, and focus on the nature surrounding you. Focus on everything from the huge majestic trees to the small potted plant. […]