Ranger Ladybugs Purple Dragonfly Garden ClogsTime to dust off the garden tools and think spring.

This should include being prepared for the first nice spring day by knowing which shoes, boots or clogs you will slip on to greet the new year of gardening.  Some folks may say they prefer an old pair of sneakers, flip flops or just plain old barefoot.

That’s fine, but wearing a pair of gardening shoes will extend your gardening time and pleasure so more can be accomplished and enjoyed.

I’d dare say that most people that experience a good pair of footwear in the garden will be hard pressed to venture out there again in bare feet.  Not to mention the pedicure problems that can be avoided as well as health and safety issues for your feet.

Warm feet that are dry and safe make it easier to stay out there long enough to accomplish the task at hand.  So whether you prefer clogs, boots or shoes, there are so many to choose from at Garden Shoes Online.

Do your feet and back a favor !







“May all your weeds be wildflowers.”  ~  Unknown

web-sea-hag-9While on a drive taking in the scenery, my husband and I stopped into the Sea Hag Mercantile.  There we spoke with owner Colleen Kane.  The Sea Hag is her shop near Quaker Lake and Silver Lake in Brackney, Pennsylvania. She is the maker of Sea Hag Soaps.  They are yummy smelling soaps in so many lovely fragrances. She has her store in a huge barn that has been tastefully redone and warmly designed with artists work displayed throughout. It is up a scenic mountain drive just over the border from Binghamton,New York.  It is just one of those places that you never tire of and can’t seem to take all in.  Around every corner lies more and more cool pieces from regional artists. Jewelry, furniture,  quilts, pottery, antiques,clothes, hats,children’s toys, stained glass, artwork, cards and way too much stuff to list. Every time I go there I see something new, and she is such a warm and welcoming person, you can’t help wanting to go in and look around. Colleen is also an avid gardener. She proudly showed us her garden and let us walk around her land that had colorful, artistic touches everywhere we looked.   People come from all over to buy her soap and visit her shop.  It is a real treat to go there!  Check out her website~ It’s too fun!     And if you are ever in the neighborhood, stop and see the shop. Her goldendoodle Grace, her cats and even her chickens will be waiting to greet you.








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A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives roses.  ~Chinese Proverb