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January 4 is National Trivia Day

A day celebrated for trivia? Why not? It’s the perfect excuse to share some random facts about plants, hummingbirds and the benefits of gardening. Enjoy! Hummingbird Trivia Hummingbirds breathe up to 250 times each minute. Hummingbirds are the only birds that can fly backwards. The nests of hummingbirds are the size of a half dollar. Hummingbirds… Continue reading January 4 is National Trivia Day

Garden Musings

Gardeners and Gardens – a Great Partnership

Earth Day is a great day to thank our planet for all she does for gardeners. Spending time in our gardens is the best medicine to relieve stress and reclaim serenity from our daily grinds. I work long, fast-paced days at The Planter’s Palette, a garden center in the Chicago suburbs, and even though I… Continue reading Gardeners and Gardens – a Great Partnership