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Wangari Maathai

The first episode in our new research theme of African gals! Bonnie starts us off with a nice little tree-planting gal who wanted to create jobs and plant trees but she was cursed by her government and was hit list! Learn about this amazing gal who not only survived her government but was the first […]

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Gal’s Guide May Travel Trip

Unfortunately we will have to reschedule our travel trip. Mother Nature had other plans with rain and thunderstorms for the entire day, a day that was scheduled to spend a majority of time outside. We will reschedule for June or July. ************************************************************** Your ticket to adventure awaits! Join us Saturday, May 19 as we journey […]

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18 Amazing Gardens

We’ve collected 18 awe-inspiring public gardens from around the world that you can visit on your next getaway. Public gardens are wonderful for those who lack a green thumb but want to enjoy the awe and splendor of a flora and fauna. They are also great for those who garden and want to not only […]

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Gardening Lesson Plans

April is Gardening Month at Gal’s Guide and we’ve collected some great Life Lab gardening lesson plans for either parents or teachers to get elementary kids excited about nature and food. Pondering Plants – First Grade Examining the jobs of three different plant parts – roots, stems, and leaves – helps students to understand that […]

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April Meeting

We’re going to be getting our hands dirty and learning about gardening basics with farmer Christina. We’ll learn timing and preparation when it comes to planting a garden large or small. Our special speaker, Christina, has been helping on the farm her entire life. Her family owns a pumpkin patch, she’s a regular helper with […]

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A Garden Against The Odds

Back in December I adopted an iguana and became a lizard momma to King Louie. Iguanas are herbivores, they do NOT eat crickets like most lizards do, which is one big perk to me because I didn’t want bugs. Iguanas eventually grow up to be about 6 feet long with the body the size of […]

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A Rose By Any Other Name

On Your Gal Friday episode, Phoebe and I talked about amazing Julia Child. Among her many accolades was having a rose named after her. I mentioned (without out really thinking about it too much) that I would love to have one. Well, a few months later, for my birthday, my husband gifted me not only […]