The Garden Blog at Pinder's

Our 3rd Generation

If you have ever had the fun of being invited to a Pinder holiday meal, as this writer has, you know that your walk to the porch that leads to the entrance to the kitchen is one that will take you some time. It’s not a particularly long distance but there is much to see. You might be distracted by an archway covered in thick...
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Winter Solstice

December has been remarkable in its speed and frenzy (isn’t it always?) but also, for me, it has been remarkable in its wisdom. Yes, it went fast but there were so many ways in which December’s urgency practically begged me to slow down. In the slower moments, I rode around looking at lighted houses, I walked through holiday decorated gardens, I hand-made herbal gifts for...
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Friendly As A Houseplant

Plants that can clean the air are pretty important plants!  Got toxins?…there’s a plant for that.  Really, there is!  We have known for a long time that plants help keep us healthy but in recent years, NASA research has shown that in addition to supplying us with oxygen, house plants can successfully remove toxins like formaldehyde, benzene, ammonia, carbon monoxide and more.  These toxins are...
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