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Planting A Simple Dye Garden

Growing a dye plant not only gives you the source of color and a connection with the land, but natural dyes have some inherent advantages over chemical dyes, which have polluted the environment to a great extent. They present no health hazards, are very sustainable, easy to grow as herbs, and renewable. They add biodiversity to your vegetable garden, attracting pollinators and acting as great companion plants to repel insects and improve the wellness of neighboring plants. 

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The Role of Nostalgia in Art

Tricky thing, nostalgia. In life in general, but in art specifically. It can be both positive and negative, empowering and limiting. It can connect us to beloved traditions, subjects, genres or styles and it can also stifle any hope of originality.

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