Ken-Do Attitude

This is the time for preparation

March is the month of preparation. Take the time to prepare your garden for the growing season by checking soil pH and cleaning up winter debris is a perfect way to start. March is the best time for pruning trees and shrubs,...

Sweet Simplicity

We’ve learned lifestyle changes

It has been a year this month since our lives changed and the idea of simple living became a mainstay out of necessity rather than choice. While I strive daily toward a more simple and fulfilling existence, I have often...

Gardening Tips

Oregon Grape Holly a welcome guest

March is the beginning of spring when the sun crosses the equator and the earth begins to tilt toward the sun. The days get warmer and the earliest bulbs begin to bloom. Some plants just can’t wait that long, like our native...

Antique Discovery

Lucky horseshoes

Many people collect old horseshoes and antique horse equipment, but what is the legend of the lucky horseshoe, and what are the Irish origins that still have people hanging a horseshoe above a door frame, even in modern times?...