Daily Archives: November 30, 2023

Amaryllis for the Holidays and Beyond

Amaryllis for the Holidays and Beyond     It’s about time to start decking those halls! I love using natural materials and plants as holiday décor, and one plant known for merry and bright is the amaryllis. The amaryllis we buy for our homes and landscapes are hybrids and the genus name is  Hippeastrum. …

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Too Much of a Good Thing—Water Wisely

Death by water intake is a real thing. There are documented cases where people have died from drinking too much water, which is called water intoxication, either because of coercion or drug-induced excess thirst. Mama always said that too much of anything, even something good, is bad. And she was right. Drinking too much water…

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