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3 Travel Tips to Help with Chronic Pain and Arthritis

This is a view of Via Degli Angeli, a street in Lucca, Italy in front of the Hotel Alla Corte degli Angeli, where I was hosted during my stay. I love the color and light here and was charmed by the morning light and warmth of this ancient city. I cannot wait to return for another visit soon so I can walk…
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Pine Trees for Winter Interest Landscaping

Pine trees are shallow-rooted conifers that offer gorgeous evergreen color year-round and a delicious pine scent. More important, they are a food source and residence for native wildlife. Birds, squirrels, pine martens, chipmunks, and mice are just a few of the creatures known to eat the pine nuts found in the pine cone. Pine trees grown in the proper conditions…
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Secret Pro Tips for Cut Flowers – Part II

Last week we looked at the first part of my series Secret Pro Tips for Cut Flowers where Molly Reed, head florist and all around flower super star (above), gives us a tour of the floral department in the basement of the Biltmore mansion with tips for floral arranging. Above you see Molly collecting beautiful foliage from the gardens on…
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