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Vintage Garden Market Finds

by Seasonal Wisdom on February 24, 2014

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From old prints and antiques to charming spring bulbs, the Vintage Garden Market at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show was packed with imaginative gifts for the home.

This post features two years of vintage garden goodness at the annual Seattle garden event. Come see some of the vintage finds spotted at this popular garden show in 2013 and 2014. Read the full article →

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An Edible Seasonal Tablescape

by Seasonal Wisdom on December 10, 2013

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This edible seasonal tablescape was specially created by Nell Foster of Joy Us garden. The talented book author and professional decorator agreed to share her secrets with Seasonal Wisdom readers, so you can create this beautiful table decoration yourself this holiday season.

On this project, Nell brings along the professional decorating skills she garnered while designing and installing large-scale holiday decorations in San Francisco, as well as window displays for Marshall Field’s Flower Show in Chicago and Macy’s Flower Show in San Francisco. Best of all, this seasonal tablescape should last most of the month. All photos are copyright Joy Us garden. Read the full article →

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Celebrate the Fire in Summer Feng Shui

July 25, 2013
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Contributor: Seasonal Wisdom is delighted to provide this summer Feng Shui advice from NY-based consultant Ann Bingley Gallops of Open Spaces Feng Shui.  You may remember her Feng Shui advice about fall, winter and spring already. Learn how you can use the timeless lessons of Feng Shui to enjoy this season to the fullest. Here’s what Ann has […]

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A Tour of P. Allen Smith’s Home

May 23, 2013
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Entering P. Allen Smith’s home at Moss Mountain is a delight worth sharing. After all, the TV personality, book author and lifestyle spokesperson has built a national reputation for his Greek Revival-style house and 600+ acre garden retreat outside Little Rock, Arkansas. Come join Seasonal Wisdom as we take another tour of this amazing home…

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Five Expert Gift Ideas to Get Kids Gardening

December 7, 2012
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This holiday season, why not give presents and experiences that will encourage kids to spend more time gardening next year? For help, Seasonal Wisdom turned to five leading parenting and gardening book authors and bloggers for gift-giving ideas for nature-deficient kids. What they recommend might surprise you … Their ideas aren’t expensive or fancy, but […]

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December Home and Garden Resources

December 1, 2012
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The month of December is a bit of a paradox. On the one hand, the month has the shortest, darkest days of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. On the other, this time is a wildly optimistic month when people surround themselves with bright lights, aromatic evergreens and festive activities. However you decide to celebrate […]

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Win Holiday Wreath from P. Allen Smith’s New Collection

November 13, 2012
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Decorating the home with aromatic evergreens during the winter holidays dates back to ancient times. That’s why Seasonal Wisdom was excited to learn about the P. Allen Smith Holiday Collection. The well-known TV personality and book author has partnered again with Berry Family of Nurseries for this Holiday Collection, which features Noble Fir boughs twisted […]

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Fall Feng Shui Advice for Your Home

October 15, 2012
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Guest Post: Another amazing autumn is here! Seasonal Wisdom is delighted to feature these fall-based Feng Shui tips from NY-based consultant Ann Bingley Gallops of Open Spaces Feng Shui.  Learn how you can use the timeless lessons of Feng Shui to enjoy this season to the fullest. Here’s what Ann has to say …

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Spring Feng Shui Advice for Your Home

April 10, 2012
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Contributor: Learn how to jump-start your spring with these expert Feng Shui tips by NYC-based consultant Ann Bingley Gallops of Open Spaces Feng Shui. You may remember Ann’s excellent winter feng shui tips last year. Now — just in time for spring — Ann provides spring Feng Shui advice to get your season off to a great […]

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Five Feng Shui Ways To Create A Warm And Nurturing Home

December 9, 2011
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Just in time for the holidays, you’ll find expert Feng Shui tips for creating a warm and nurturing home during this stressful month. This guest post is written by NYC-based consultant Ann Bingley Gallops of Open Spaces Feng Shui.  Photo credit Ann Bingley Gallops. The holidays are here, right along with the start of cold weather […]

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