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Carol Brock

Our Fall 2014 Issue

Dear Reader: It’s nice to live in a place you’re always happy to come home to. We recently visited Minnesota to see our son and...

Have a Fruitful Fall

There are lots of things to appreciate about fall: cooler weather, squash and pumpkins, and, my personal favorite, NO MORE WEEDING!

Winter is a good time for self-reflection

Dear Reader: Here we are at the winter issue and it hasn’t felt much like winter, except for that brief Arctic blast in November. As...

Summer is a glorious season

Dear Reader:  Summer is such a glorious season, full of growth and promise. But before one can grow, one must sow a seed. I want...

Dear Reader: Spring is in the air!

Spring is in the air! The beauty of buds bursting through soil is a sight that never gets old. The welcome arrival of migrating...

From cleaning to seed vaults, join me in learning some amazing...

Dear Reader: One of the many things I like about creating this magazine is all the stuff I get to learn. From new plants and...

Notes from the Editor: Spring 2014

Funny how the time passes.     Last fall, we were all reeling from the flood. Then winter came and went, with many of us spending...

Stunning Gardens, Amazing Homes and New Things

The best thing about doing this magazine is meeting all the creative folks who are busily beautifying our county with their stunning gardens and amazing homes,

Living from the Heart

When mass shootings grab headlines every day, it’s easy to become suspicious and fearful. It’s easy to think that arming yourself is the only...

Things We Love

We Have A New Look I’m excited. First, spring is here—yay! Second, I like the magazine’s new look. Our art director, Karen Sperry, has diligently...