Gardening

16 Jan 2017
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Remembering the Magic

As children, we know the world is alive and full of magic. We know without a doubt that there is life to be discovered around every corner. Each flower, leaf, and tree seems to be inhabited and reaching out. But somehow as we grow older the magic seems to fade bit by bit. There are…

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15 Oct 2016
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DIY Herbal Infused Honey

Golden, sweet and oh so tasty, honey is a culinary treat! Honey is a simple way to sweeten your tea, enhance flavor in a new dish, or even treat a sore throat. Many different honeys can be created by infusing them with herbs from your garden or farmer’s market. The key to infusing honey is…

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26 Sep 2016
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Glorious Fall Garlic

Autumn has arrived in New Mexico, and with it the end of another bountiful harvest. This is a time for gardens to be cleaned of the remnants of another successful growing season. But don’t be saddened by the end of the garden year. Instead get excited to prepare for next Spring, as Autumn is also…

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16 Sep 2016
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Fall’s Final Harvest: Seeds to Save and Share

The crisp edge of Fall is creeping into the gardens of Sunrise Springs. While they are still filled with gorgeous greens and cheerful flowers, it’s hard to miss the shift in the air. Autumn brings with it an end to the bountiful harvests of summer, but it also brings a great opportunity to prepare for…

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25 Jul 2016
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Want smooth, well-nourished skin? DIY Scrub

Look no further than your garden and kitchen pantry for ingredients to create smooth, well-nourished skin. While store shelves abound with products to be purchased and tried, nothing beats a DIY scrub.Salt and sugar are some of the most common choices for abrasive materials in a scrub. With larger particles size, salt tends to create…

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20 Jul 2016
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Roasted Chicory Root Peach Tea

There is nothing like a cold glass of iced tea on a hot summer’s day! Even better if you’ve made the brew yourself. With summer already in full swing, why not try a few new recipes for yourself?There are many different herbs that can be used to brew a good cup of iced tea. While…

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7 May 2016
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Getting Your Garden Going: Three First Steps

The high desert climate of Santa Fe, New Mexico offers unique challenges for practiced and would-be gardeners alike. Yet the beauty and bounty inherent in overcoming these tests only adds to the feeling of accomplishment when one reaps the bounty of their harvest.Regardless of where you are located, there are quick and easy steps that…

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