Golden Delicious pineapple sage

Golden Delicious pineapple sage sounds, well, delicious. We aren’t talking fruit, but the most luscious sage on the planet.
Golden Delicious pineapple sage made its debut about 15 years ago and has steadily climbed in popularity, winning awards across the country. You’ll know why once you grow it. Merely brushing up against the leaves will leave you in a state of olfactory euphoria.
The fragrance of the leaves also constitutes the flavor for drinks, jams and cream cheese. To add to the wow factor is the plant’s golden chartreuse hue, the hottest color in the garden. Everything looks better partnered with Golden Delicious.
In the fall, it sends out brilliant red blossoms that bring both hummingbirds and butterflies. …read more

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10 Best At-Home Exercises

Whether you’re homebound due to a monster snow storm or just trying to save a little extra cash, sometimes the gym isn’t all that practical. For those days, it helps to bring the gym to you, but can you really get a good workout without the fancy machines and equipment?

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Gardening calendar: Learn about heat-loving plants in garden classes

The Mercer Society Gift and Plant Shoppe
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays at 400 Main, Old Town Spring; 281-651-5475, Sales proceeds benefit flood-damaged Mercer Botanic Gardens.
Urban Harvest’s Starting a Community or School Garden Workshop
8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at University of St. Thomas, 3800 Montrose; register at 713-880-5540; $20.
Home Orchard Tours
9 a.m.-noon at sites listed at Free.
Plumeria Class
With Jim Maas and Loretta Osteen. 10 a.m. at Maas Nursery, 5511 Todville, Seabrook; 281-474-2488, $25. …read more

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