Want Increased Productivity? Try Waking Up Early

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I am not a morning person.  When I wake up, I need a good 30 minutes to either watch tv or scroll through Facebook and e-mail.  I need to do something easy while my mind slowly rises from its still sleepy state to a productive, awake state. Getting Up Early Wasn’t For Me I have frequently read … … Continue reading

How to Learn About Gardening in a New Locale


I was born and raised in the Midwest, primarily in Michigan and Illinois.  I’ve been trying my hand at gardening for the last 15 years, though in a very amateur way.  (If it grows, I’m beyond happy!) The gardening season in the Midwest is how I thought gardening everywhere worked.  I plant my seeds indoors in … … Continue reading