O suns and skies and flowers of June,
Count all your boasts together,
Love loveth best of all the year
October's bright blue weather.
–Helen Hunt Jackson (1830–85)
Garter Snakes: The Gardener's Friend Garter snakes are a gardener’s friend! Harmless to humans, they eat all the pests that wreak havoc in your garden. Learn more about the shy but helpful gardening helper who just wants to live peacefully in harmony with you—and eat your slugs!
How to Press Flowers and Leaves Picking and pressing flowers is such an enjoyable activity. A flower found in a book is a lovely, long-forgotten relic of a special moment and a sliver of time gone by. See which flowers are best for pressing and how to press flowers and leaves. Plus, see how to make a flower press...