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Full Moon Names of the Year

by Seasonal Wisdom on January 15, 2014

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Over the centuries, cultures around the world have given specific full moon names for each month.  These full moon names tell us much about the way these early cultures set schedules for hunting, planting and harvesting. They also explain how plants, animals and weather patterns typically behave during a particular month.  Photo courtesy FrenchFinds.co.uk/Flickr.

In this post, Seasonal Wisdom reveals some of the old full moon names that were given by the Algonquin tribes from New England to Lake Superior, as well as European settlers and other cultures. Come take a peek. Read the full article →

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A Talk with Margaret Roach about The Backyard Parables

by Seasonal Wisdom on November 13, 2013

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If there’s one thing Margaret Roach can say with conviction, it is that “my garden saved me.”

The former editorial director of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia left at the pinnacle of her career to move to upstate New York. Now she’s head gardener at her highly acclaimed garden blog A Way to Garden, and hosts popular garden tours at her 19th-century house in the hills, while writing bestselling books.

Margaret’s latest book is The Backyard Parables: Lessons on Gardening, and Life.  In this post, she sits down with Seasonal Wisdom to talk about the book, the wonders of nature and the timeless value of parables. Read the full article →

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Clever Ways to Organize Your Garden Shed

October 8, 2013
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Guest Contributor: Early fall is the perfect time to get outside and putter around in your garden. But what if the inside of your garden shed is such a disaster that you’d rather bury your head in the sand? Before cold weather sets in, take the time to organize your garden shed, so that “yard day” […]

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Seasonal Wisdom Nominated for Garden Bloggers Hall of Fame

August 27, 2013
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It’s been a whirlwind lately, because I just received some rather extraordinary news. I’m humbled and a bit shocked actually to announce that Seasonal Wisdom has been nominated for the 2013 Garden Bloggers Hall of Fame. Not only that, I have been invited to speak about how I built the Seasonal Wisdom brand during the […]

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A Garden Tour with Billy Goodnick

July 30, 2013
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Behind these gates is a private garden in the upscale, coastal city of Santa Barbara, California. Best of all, you can enter this exclusive home garden now with a special Seasonal Wisdom tour, hosted by award-winning writer and landscape architect Billy Goodnick, author of Yards: Turn Any Outdoor Space into the Garden of Your Dreams. […]

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Enter to Win a Mid-Summer Garden Giveaway!

July 15, 2013
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Welcome to the Seasonal Wisdom Mid-Summer Garden Giveaway. Could your garden use a little help right about now? If so, here’s your chance to win several cool prizes for your home garden, valued at approximately $100. One prize is this SolaRadiance solar-powered plant container, shown above, which you’ll have a chance to try even before […]

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Win a Solar-Powered Garden Fountain!

April 28, 2013
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Garden fountains made a big splash at the 2013 Northwest Flower & Garden Show in Seattle recently. That’s why Seasonal Wisdom is delighted to announce a special drawing with SerenityHealth.com, just as the gardening season begins in earnest. Here’s your chance to win a Flower of France Solar Outdoor Wall Fountain, valued at approximately $225. […]

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How to Grow Vegetables All Year Long (Even in Winter!)

January 31, 2013
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Growing and harvesting vegetables all four seasons of the year is only a dream for many cold climate gardeners. And that’s exactly what Niki Jabbour of Nova Scotia, Canada is trying to change. Her book, The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener (Storey Publishing) proves you can grow your own food, 365 days of the year, no matter where […]

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Edible Flowers Video

January 7, 2013
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Learn more about edible flowers in this fun new video with Autumn Barr of Peaceful Valley/GrowOrganicCom, who is interviewing me about some of my favorite flowers to eat – and how to use these pretty petals in delicious culinary dishes.

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Win an Edible Flowers-Garden Lovers Giveaway

January 3, 2013
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Happy New Year!  Before you know it, spring will be here and you’ll be able to garden outdoors again. In celebration of this new beginning, Seasonal Wisdom has teamed up with Peaceful Valley/GrowOrganic.com for a fun gardening giveaway to get you off to a great start! Why not grow edible flowers this year, along with fruit and […]

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