nefaeria: Wortcunning: Common Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare) By Laurel

Tansy is one of my favourite herbs, and was facsinated by it since I was a young girl. I think that was largely due to the fact that I associated it with Faeries after seeing the Tansy Fairy (pictured above) by Cicely Mary Barker. This is a first of what I hope to be many … Continue reading nefaeria: Wortcunning: Common Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare) By Laurel

40+ HOMEMADE HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS! By Jill

We gathered up Over 40 of the BEST Homemade Halloween Decorations to share with you today! These Spooky ideas are very easy to make and you will have the scariest house in your neighborhood! We always love decorating for every Holiday. Halloween is one of our favorites. You can get creative, sloppy, and neglect the dusting to fit … Continue reading 40+ HOMEMADE HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS! By Jill

BBC – Earth – Why do leaves change colour in autumn? By Chris Packham

The glory of autumn explained: Chris Packham reveals why leaves change from greens to reds and golden yellows. The spectacle of green leaves turning rich reds and yellows in autumn happens when trees have taken all the food they can from the leaves that are filled with chlorophyll – the biomolecule that absorbs energy from … Continue reading BBC – Earth – Why do leaves change colour in autumn? By Chris Packham

Understanding the Symbolism of the Acorn By: Nora Mueller

For many, the unassuming acorns that fall from an oak tree are the bane of those with driveways and front lawns that they’d like to keep clean underfoot. But in recent years, there has been a growing trend towards finding an alternative use for acorns, rather than just raking them together in a seemingly endless heap. In … Continue reading Understanding the Symbolism of the Acorn By: Nora Mueller

7 Amazing Health Benefits of Walking in the Woods You Probably Don’t Know BY: Robert Locke

Did you know the Japanese have a word for “forest bathing”? It is shinrin-yoku. As you can imagine from the translation, it just means losing yourself in the forest while enjoying the air, the scents, the vegetation and the sounds of birds and animals that live there. But did you know that there are some amazing … Continue reading 7 Amazing Health Benefits of Walking in the Woods You Probably Don’t Know BY: Robert Locke

The Easiest Herbs to Grow Indoors — And How to Do It By Gabriella Vetere

When you are so used to cooking the same things, meals tend to feel monotonous. One of the best ways to change things up in the kitchen is to add fresh herbs. Not only do they have pungent flavor profiles, but they also usually come with added health benefits. Buying fresh herbs can get expensive, … Continue reading The Easiest Herbs to Grow Indoors — And How to Do It By Gabriella Vetere

The 8 Best Greenhouses of 2019 By: Erica Puisis

Garden year-round with these smart sheds If you have a green thumb, or just want to try your hand at horticulture, a greenhouse can be a great choice for protecting plants during chilly weather, starting new plants or raising high-humidity plants like cactus. Gardeners love the ability of a greenhouse to trap heat and humidity, and it … Continue reading The 8 Best Greenhouses of 2019 By: Erica Puisis