Links For You

Contributors:

This could be you! Got something to share? A topic you know something about? We want to hear from you!

Alison Birks, MS,AHG,CNS – Nutritionist, Holistic Health Counselor and Clinical Herbalist- http://alisonbirks.com

Amy Emery, Owner- Amy Emery Interior Design: www.amyemery.com  Visit Amy on houzz: http://tinyurl.com/q24l3sq

Malin Zergiebel is the structural engineer behind our blog- The “go to” when times get tough- we couldn’t do it without you, Malin! http://www.tsgwebplus.com/general/home.php  http://thirstylizards.com/general/home.php 

Joel Benson is  “Unhinged” – Thursdays, 12-2pm   http://www.wapjfm.com/listen WAPJ 89.9 FM, a Torrington CT, community-supported radio station. Diverse music for curious minds.

Links:

Some links I like- got any to suggest?

New England Gardens: http://www.discovernewengland.org/new-england-activities/gardens/

New York Botanical Garden: http://www.nybg.org/about/120-years-stories.php

Science and the world around us: PBS  http://www.pbs.org/newshour/topic/science/

Flowers to die for:  http://www.pinterest.com/whiteflowerfarm/  My very aromatic hybrid lilies came from here- they’re over six feet tall now!

Master Gardeners- Can’t live without them. Find classes near you, have your soil tested, got a garden pest you don’t know what to do with- give them a call.  http://www.ahs.org/gardening-resources/master-gardeners

Two sisters on a mission…http://www.oecotextiles.com/ Great site for all you’ll ever need to know about living safely with your home goods. Watch the video called, Healthy Child, Healthy Home — especially for parents and grandparents.

Looking for paint colors? This site is great for  choosing colors that will work in your space. It allows you to upload a photo and re-colorize a room so you can actually see what you’re getting into. http://www.sherwin-williams.com/homeowners/color/try-on-colors/color-visualizer/

Ever come up short over the name of a flower? “Like That Garden” is a free iphone app from Superfish- See a plant, take a photo and voila! Find out what it is. http://apple.co/18GXXKg

And another one…Ever see a chair or couch and wonder where you could ever find something like it? I saw this app and it’s a funky way to start shopping. Take a photo of something you like and it’ll offer up photos that look like it-places you can buy it, ideas to keep yours going. It’s not 100%, but it might get your creative juices flowing. It’s called: Like That Décor, Find it here-free for iPhone; or android.