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  • Time to Plant

    Sixty Seconds with Judi This week just before the snow landed in my yard, I happened across a dandelion in my garden. I know most people would not be happy to see a dandelion anywhere in their yard, but for me it was a promise of Spring. I understand this is a fake spring, a
  • Small Space Gardens

    Sixty Seconds with Judi When I think about the quintessential gardener, I visualize a sprawling acre or so of a perfectly placed mix of perennials and annuals that you would see in a magazine. But, we all know that this couldn’t be further from the truth. Yes, there are those who appreciate the plan. They
  • Feeling Buggy

    Sixty Seconds with Judi This weekend I went down the shore with my husband. We sat outside by a beautiful campfire enjoying the evening. It was a comfortable temperature not too hot, perfect little breeze, just a lovely evening; until I became a banquet for every bug in existence. Can someone please explain to me
  • Memories of Mom

    Sixty Seconds with Judi As I watch the lilacs bloom in my front yard, I am reminded of my mother. Lilacs were her favorite flower and with Mother’s Day coming up she is on my mind even more than usual. I am very fortunate to have always been surrounded by strong, hard-working women who loved
  • A Friendship with the Earth

    Sixty Seconds with Judi Earth Day is celebrated around the world every April 22nd. The concept of Earth Day was born in 1970 in hopes to spark a global awareness of our destructive environmental behaviors. Did it work? Well from this idea, we as a nation, developed the Environmental Protection Agency supporting such things as
  • Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme

    Sixty seconds with Judi Herbs have been used since the beginning of time. Ancient Greeks and Egyptians were known to use them for food, teas and medicinal purposes. Not to mention as fragrances and in spiritual ceremonies. They knew the health and healing benefits of those easy to grow plants and flowers. Herbs can be
  • Chrysanthemums

    Sixty Seconds with Judi If I were to close my eyes and think of fall, the first thing that would come to mind would be color. The trees with their brilliant reds, yellows and oranges would paint the backdrop. The beautiful blue skies would be filled with geese falling in formation while squawking loudly to
  • Classes

    What to know Linvilla Orchards share a passion for the tasks that are accomplished here everyday.  We do what we love and we love what we do.  We want to share our love of gardening, building, growing and teaching with you!  All of our classes are always fun, informative and geared towards the whole family.  Join us as