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Optimize spring health with Ayurveda, by Kate Towell

In spring, nature comes alive—with the arrival of spring showers that cleanse the accumulated stores from the winter. We begin to feel more energetic and spend more time outdoors, open the windows and shed our heavy coats. Spring is the season of celebration.

During seasonal transitions we celebrate the wondrous changes in nature. In the spring we enjoy the cherry blossoms, the happy songs of the birds and the arrival of our favorite flowers. In spring, nature comes alive—with the arrival of spring showers that cleanse the accumulated stores from the winter. We begin to feel more energetic and spend more time outdoors, open the windows and shed our heavy coats. Spring is the season of celebration.

Forever home cat of the week - Puma

Approximately two years old, Puma may look like a black panther, but she is really an angel in disguise! Puma was found roaming around a schoolyard trying to make friends with all the kids. She loved the attention, purring and rubbing up against the children who were able to pet her.

Approximately two years old, Puma may look like a black panther, but she is really an angel in disguise! Puma was found roaming around a schoolyard trying to make friends with all the kids. She loved the attention, purring and rubbing up against the children who were able to pet her. This sweet, friendly girl hung around the school because she was evidently homeless and looking for food and companionship. She was gobbling up any food she was given or could find.

Time to get those cool season veggies planted, from the Whistling Gardener

March is the consummate month to plant “cool season” veggies like potatoes and carrots and onions and radishes, leaf crops like lettuce and spinach and cabbage and broccoli and finally peas. All of these crops demand a cool soil and cool air temperatures.

March is the consummate month to plant “cool season” veggies like potatoes and carrots and onions and radishes, leaf crops like lettuce and spinach and cabbage and broccoli and finally peas. All of these crops demand a cool soil and cool air temperatures to perform their best. When it starts to get too warm they will mature rapidly and go to seed.

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