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How to Make a Moss Wreath with Oak Branches

Wreaths made of branches and other bits of natural ephemera have been decorating front doors for centuries. The wreath’s circular shape symbolizes perfection, unity, timelessness and also… Continue Reading

How to Make a Spring Tulip Wreath, spring wreath ideas, DIY video

How to Make a Spring Tulip Wreath

What better way to welcome spring than with a beautiful floral wreath on your front door? A spring tulip wreath is a simple DIY project that adds… Continue Reading

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7 Essential Bee Garden Design Tips

Bees may be small, but they are critically important to the sustainability of agriculture and ecosystems. Plants and flowers depend on them as pollinators, and they discourage… Continue Reading

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25 Fascinating Honey Bee Facts to Sweeten the Mind

Honey bees are fascinating creatures. Not only do they make delicious honey, but they also are responsible for pollinating crops. Even though wine grapes are cultivated (meaning… Continue Reading

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Spring Dinner Party Menu with Wine Country Recipes

Spring in Sonoma County delivers a burst of color—mustard fields bloom and wildflowers grow as tender green grape buds make their first appearances on the vines. It’s… Continue Reading

Official Healdsburg Hotels Lodging Guide Comparison Chart for Hotels, Inns, B&B

The Official Healdsburg Lodging Guide: Top Healdsburg Hotels, Inns and Bed and Breakfasts

As the de facto capital of northern Sonoma Wine Country, Healdsburg has a variety of different lodging options. The best of the bunch are included in our… Continue Reading

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Mouthwatering Spring Foraging Recipes to Craft in Your Kitchen

Finding beauty in the hills of the Alexander Valley is hardly a difficult task—as residents of Sonoma Wine Country, we decorate our homes and tables with branches… Continue Reading

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The Ultimate Shopping List of Cheeses for Wine Lovers

Wine and cheese pairing is serious business in Wine Country. Over the 15 years that I’ve lived in Sonoma County, I’ve probably consumed my weight in cheese… Continue Reading

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A Weekend in Wine Country: Stay Overnight at 11 Sonoma Wineries with Lodging

The beauty and allure of Sonoma County Wine Country continue long after the sun has set and the tasting room doors have closed. That’s why so many… Continue Reading

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