Is Milkweed Really a “Weed?”

Is Milkweed Really a “Weed?”

Submitted by PAM VARGA, Sahli Park Manager What exactly is a “weed”? From a gardener’s point of view, a weed is simply a plant growing where you don’t want it. Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American poet and philosopher who lived from 1803 to 1882, said that a weed is a...
Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Getting Your Home Ready for the Season As the winter chill fades away and the vibrant colors of spring begin to emerge, it’s the perfect time to give your home some much-needed TLC. Spring is not only a season of renewal in nature but also an excellent opportunity to...
Managing Spring Allergies

Managing Spring Allergies

Tips for a Breathable Home Environment As the spring season unfolds and nature bursts into bloom, many homeowners find themselves grappling with the unwelcome companionship of seasonal allergies. From pollen to mold spores, allergens abound in the air, triggering...
Spring Gardening Guide

Spring Gardening Guide

Tips for Cultivating Your Home Greenery Plan Your Garden Layout: Before diving into planting, take some time to plan your garden layout. Consider factors such as sunlight exposure, soil quality, and space availability. Sketch out your garden beds, deciding what plants...
Encouraging Outdoor  Winter Fun for Kids

Encouraging Outdoor Winter Fun for Kids

National Play Outside Day, observed on the first Saturday of each month, is a celebration that encourages families and communities to embrace the great outdoors, regardless of the season. While many may associate outdoor play with the warm days of summer, it’s just as...
Surviving the Winter Blues

Surviving the Winter Blues

5 Easy Ways to Brighten Your Mood Wintertime can be tough for everyone — the cold weather, lack of sunlight, and being stuck indoors often causes us to feel lethargic, unmotivated, and down. This is normal and expected, but you don’t have to let it affect your...