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Desert Gardens of Steve Martino

9781580934916Desert Gardens of Steve Martino

Growing up among cactus and mesquite trees I know what it is like to try to keep a garden happy under the hot summer sun. The air is so hot and dry, the winds feel like an oven fan. The desert garden answer is what we call Xeriscaping. No one does this better than…more


Harrie T. Lindeberg and the American Country House

9781580934497Harrie T. Lindeberg and the American Country House

True elegance in American country living is how I would describe Architect, Harrie T. Lindeberg’s incredible designs. The artist has created a long list of beautiful country homes. Many of these for…more

Backyard Animals: Deer

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I grew up around Texas Whitetail Deer. They are beautiful creatures. Mostly timid, these wonderful animals tend to linger in the woods a bit afraid of people. I watched them in…more

African Animals: Meerkat

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The Meerkat is a fascinating creature. I love the way they stand alert upright on their back legs while on the lookout. In Grace Hansen’s book from ABDO Publishing readers will learn all…more

Awesome Birds: Hummingbirds

l_9781532120596_fcAwesome Birds: Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds are amazing creatures. They are so tiny and so very fast. It fascinates me to watch them feed on flowers and nectar. All the while buzzing around…more

London Precincts

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Hubby and I are planning on traveling to London this year. I spent some serious time and looked around for the perfect travel guide. I believe I have found it in “London Precincts” from Hardie Grant Publishing. This is more than a book. It is an incredible journey to London through…more

Lions and Lobsters and Foxes and Frogs

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Playful rhymes give new life to some of Aesop’s most beloved Fables in “Lions and Lobsters and Foxes and Frogs”. If you…more