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Kelly Moore grew a field of poppies in honor of her father, pictured, who was known for his own poppy garden earlier in life. Photo donated to the National Wildlife Photo Contest.

How to Garden Your Way to Health and Happiness

6/6/2014 // By Dani Tinker

Growing up, I didn’t need anything to motivate me outside, but I tried my best to profit from it. I had a neighborhood business pulling weeds, raking leaves, planting trees and watering flowers while neighbors were out of town. I […] Read more >

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Don’t Be a Stranger to the Outdoors

5/17/2012 // By Guest Author

Guest Post By Alyson Weinberg Many contemporary adults fondly remember roaming freely around the neighborhood as kids. Whether riding bikes, exploring a stream, or walking to a nearby store, children only two¬†decades¬†ago had a kind of freedom to explore the […] Read more >

Federal Budget Antics Threaten Safety of Communities, Raise Costs

7/29/2011 // By Kara Reeve

Even climate change skeptics may agree that the weather is changing. Just this spring and summer, a tornado outbreak in Alabama tore through the state and destroyed homes; an unprecedented heat wave and drought smothered Oklahoma with 32 consecutive days […] Read more >