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“Design results from human decisions. You can design with intention, which means you have a chance of doing it well, or you can let it happen, which means you will probably bungle the job. Design happens whether you’re aware you’re doing it or not paying attention. Nothing is un-designed. Things are badly designed, well designed, and points between”. –Mike Monteiro – from the book “You’re My Favorite Client”.

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Winter Leaves

Looking through the window reveals a mesmerizing view of the world. In quiet preponderance of the frozen terrain, one may become clothed in the silence, eyes continuing to survey the grounds beyond them. Delving deeper into the sense of the season, deeper into the sense of the change that surrounds us…& the north wind blows.

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021Can you smell fall in the air?

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Yes, you have read it correctly; non-native Earthworms are invading NE Ohio and the delicate ecosystems of our forests.

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Crystal: Hi Michelle!

I’ve just read some great things about Sansevieria plants (Mother-in-law’s tongue). Apparently they are great air purifiers, even removing formaldehyde from the air!

My question is twofold: 1) Do you know if I can buy these in a nursery in the Akron area and 2) How do I care for them once I get one home? The inside of my house is blocked from a lot of light, so I am hoping you’ll tell me they do well with little sun.

Thanks for your help!

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pink rose

You’ve heard it before – A rose is a rose is a rose, or is it? Does a rose by any other name smell just as sweet? Do you know? Have you ever given it a thought? A question reaching high on your priority list, I know. You cannot deny it is an interesting question, admitting most of us think a rose smells like, well, a rose.

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018 (2) Have you ever had any? Did they cause a dissertation in regards to having any at all?

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There are so many blooming beauties, it is hard to recount them all, and here we offer a brief list

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The last two weeks of May have been absolutely jaw dropping. We all become something reminiscent of a ‘rubber necker’ when we drive past a well-designed display of color. Has that happened to you? And then you scratched your head wondering what the combination was and how to duplicate it in your own garden?

Check out these combos for the last weeks of May into June

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Dicentra of course, bleeding…I mean blooming all around with perfect beautiful tiny dangling hearts, leading you to believe there is magic in love.

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