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Your Home as your Blank Canvas

Your home is like your blank canvas, and every choice you make is like putting another daub of paint on your masterpiece.

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Gardening in the Fall – and Beyond!

Flowers, bushes, and trees aren’t the only things you can plant in the fall. Ever wished you could have fresh greens in the winter? Year-round gardening is not just a dream. You can do it, and fall is the time to get started.

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Books as Art? Yes!

Make books! I don’t mean write them, I mean construct them.

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Grow a Beautiful Garden – in Containers!

Believe it or not, it’s easy to plant and maintain beautiful container gardens. You might not think so. Maybe you don’t have enough time, energy, or space for a full garden. Or you have limited physical abilities, and/or crawling around in the dirt (and chiggers!) is not your idea of a good time. You’d like […]

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From Our Garden to Yours

Preview the Green Fair, and come along with the Green Team and see how we created seed paper that helps Monarch butterflies.

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Get Crafty – It’s Good for You!

Studies have shown that crafting has effects that are similar to meditation, and it can help folks who suffer from anxiety, depression, or chronic pain.

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Edible Landscaping

More people are growing their own food these days. There are lots of new ideas and approaches to gardening … and the library’s Lawn and Garden Neighborhood has the resources to help!

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Handcrafted Holidays!

Here come the holidays – time to gather up the art and craft supplies and get busy!

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It’s Not Too Late!

On my morning walk today, I could feel the season beginning to shift from autumn to winter. This brings to mind all the things I want to do before it winter truly arrives! I definitely want to plant some spring-flowering bulbs, but I was concerned about whether it is getting too late to plant them.