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  • Ballston to Bon Air loop hike
    Spring day hiking before the rain: Sunny start
    It was a sunny start this morning, still with a chill on the breeze, but you could tell spring has finally arrived. Today’s urban hike along the Custis Trail would loop for about 3.5 miles as shown in the picture map in yellow.Along the...
  • Winterthur: March Bank, ideal for April
    Winterthur: March Bank, ideal for April
    Our late starting, long lasting winter, has provided an opportunity to explore the slow to emerge spring flowers of the March Bank of Winterthur. Early April is ideal to view the colors more typical for late February and early March. This year,...
  • Macadamias
    April gardening
    April is the month when temperatures really start to heat up in Central Florida, but the rainy season hasn't arrived yet. Keep an eye on your plants and irrigate when they show signs of water stress.Many native wildflowers are in bloom this...
  • 70s inspired maxi dresses for spring
    Spring fashion has Saturday night fever
    Every which way you turn this season, you see a plethora of hippie infused, Seventies style fashion. Instead of running for the hills from this bell-bottomed blast from the past, why not embrace this new and improved trend and the profound...
  • Hot tips for what to do with your fireplace between now and next winter
    Hot tips for what to do with your fireplace between now and next winter
    With Spring officially here and warmer weather on the way, many people will once again ignore their fireplaces for the next 6 or 7 months.That being said, the resident experts in this subject at Utah-based Croft have a few bits of advice for...
  • General Spring lawn care tips for DFW area
    General Spring lawn care tips for DFW area
    The significance of lawn care during spring in DFW Spring here in the DFW area is the time of the year where the sun is warm, the gentle wind is cool, and you can truly be outdoors for more than half an hour without beginning to sweat when mowing....
  • Chilly weather stays through the weekend
    Chilly weather stays through the weekend
    A very cold air mass has settled into the Ohio Valley and is going to take its time leaving. You may have seen some snowflakes flying today in the cold northerly flow pattern. These flurries and snow showers will come to an end this evening. Skies...
  • Catch great Jazz blooming in the wind this Spring
    Catch great Jazz blooming in the wind this Spring
    The weather is slowly turning the corner to bloom into a new season.So, now is the time to catch up with what is happening around town. We all know St. Louis is a mark for great jazz, blues and R&B, and fast becoming a player in the live music...
  • Free your mind with 'spring wildflower photography'
    Free your mind with 'spring wildflower photography'
    Photography of almost any kind can be fun. It helps us to relax, take our mind off of the issues of the day, and it will actually create a way for you to remember the good times while you were out-of-doors, and out of the house!While &ldquo...
  • 5 Sunglass trends to try
    5 Sunglass trends to try
    Sunglasses are a New York staple. Think of some of the famous fashionista's that live in New York those women can wear all styles of sunglasses regardless of the season. Here are some trendy styles that are very popular in the city along with...
  • Breezy skirt and tights for J runway show
    Transition your wardrobe from winter to spring with ease
    It’s that time of year again where you have had it up to here with winter and are ready to go full throttle with spring clothes at the first hint of warm weather. But, don’t let Mother Nature fool you as there will more than likely be...
  • Growing Herbs-chives
    Growing Herbs-chives
    Chives are a wonderful perennial plant that are easy to grow in your garden. They like full sun to partial shade, with moist to dry conditions.Chives can be grown from seed or purchased as a plant. Plant seeds in mid spring about a foot apart....
  • Part 3/3 Feng Shui for Spring
    Part 3/3 Feng Shui for Spring Cleaning-Energy Balancing
    Feng Shui is a practice that focuses on using our environment to help balance the flow of energy in our lives. As Spring is well underway, we are still adjusting to seasonal and time changes. For many Spring Break is underway as well. Throughout...
  • Spring time yard care
    The work of spring
    Spring in Cincinnati means getting back outside. It also means getting back into the habit of yard work. With the change of season upon the greater Cincinnati area, local stores are stocking up with everything to make the yard green and healthy....
  • Celebrate National Kite Month at Robert E. Lee Park
    Celebrate National Kite Month at Robert E. Lee Park
    The spring sun is shining brightly as the days get warmer. Did you know that April is National Kite Flying Month? The kite was invented by the Chinese during ancient times used for measuring distances and military communications. Later the patang...