Holidays in the Garden

Garden of Michele and Denis Foley. Source:

Summer Solstice

The summer solstice is upon us! What does this mean for us, how can we increase our enjoyment of this time of year, and what is a solstice anyway? The solstice, which is the longest day of the year for a hemisphere, is when either the northern or southern hemisphere is most tilted toward the …

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Halloween Decorations

Halloween Traditions

With summer drawing to a close, it is time to celebrate the fall. Upcoming holidays are Halloween and the Day of the Dead. Halloween, which originated with Celtic Harvest Festivals, particularly Samhain, is celebrated on October 31. The term Halloween means “All Hallows eve”, and is the day before the Christian Feast of All Saints …

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