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THE GARDEN MUSE

The Garden Muse — Timing is everything

Gardner’s know that when it comes to sowing seeds and planting ‘timing is everything.’ Whether sowing seeds indoors or planting tender seedlings in your garden, ... Read more

by Dawn Conrad, Saturday, April 23, 2022 11:00 am

Lifestyles

The Garden Muse — April showers will bring May flowers

We have all heard the saying ‘April showers will bring May flowers’; however, I believe that there is more to May’s abundance of flowering plant ... Read more

by Dawn Conrad, Sunday, April 10, 2022 12:30 pm

Lifestyles

The Garden Muse — The Easter Lily

Lilium longiflorum more commonly known as the Easter Lily is native to Taiwan and the Ryukyu Islands. It was introduced to the U.S. in 1919 ... Read more

by Dawn Conrad, Friday, March 25, 2022 1:30 pm

Columns

The Garden Muse — Native plant species and their importance in the landscape

Hang around gardeners long enough and inevitably the topic of native plants will come up in conversation. The USDA defines a native plant as ‘A ... Read more

by Dawn Conrad, Saturday, March 12, 2022 1:24 pm

Columns

The Garden Muse — Was there really a Saint Valentine?

Did a Saint by the name of Valentine really exist? According to the Roman Catholic church and various legends he did. There are more than ... Read more

by Dawn Conrad, Saturday, February 19, 2022 10:45 am

Lifestyles

The Garden Muse — Ponder the importance of hardwood trees in the landscape

I have been thinking about the trees lately. Maybe because it is winter and the color scheme of nature here in South Central Virginia is ... Read more

by Dawn Conrad, Saturday, February 5, 2022 10:00 am

Columns

The Garden Muse — What is a Foodscape?

If you were to google the definition of “Foodscape” you would inevitably receive a smorgasbord of meanings and descriptions of what many different people believe ... Read more

by Dawn Conrad, Saturday, January 22, 2022 10:15 am

Columns

Mistletoe

Mistletoe has been associated with Christmas since the 18th century, although it was associated with fertility and vitality through the Middle Ages. Due to its ... Read more

by Dawn Conrad, Sunday, December 19, 2021 10:15 am

Columns

History and its importance thereof

While contemplating the many freedoms and fortunes we enjoy as a nation, thanks to those who served in our military and sacrificed their own, I ... Read more

by Dawn Conrad, Wednesday, June 5, 2019 10:50 am

Columns

Decisions

Over the weekend I took the time to walk the grounds around my home. Sunday was a particularly beautiful day, the outdoor temperatures were mild ... Read more

by Dawn Conrad, Wednesday, November 28, 2018 11:44 am

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