Monthly Archives: May 2012

Teach a child to garden and you both will blossom

I grew up in a world of houseplants. If there was a windowsill, you can be sure there was a plant in front of it, thanks to my mom. One was a rare night blooming cereus. Mom waited for a couple of years for it to bloom just for one night. Amazing. Her magic extended to [...]

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Remember mom and help Pocono organizations

 Mother’s Day is this Sunday (yes, my boys it is) and some Pocono organizations are offering some great gifts. Let’s start with the plant sale at the Monroe County Courthouse on Friday. The annual Mother’s Day flower sale to benefit Monroe County Children and Youth will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at [...]

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Taking time to smell (other people’s) roses

Wow, spring really is in bloom everywhere in the Poconos. I’ve been trying to get out of the office a couple of minutes most days to go for a walk through South Stroudsburg. Every day I see new color on a porch or in a yard. The other day I walked through an alley and came [...]

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