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Sacramento Connect: Best of Blogs

Published: Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 - 12:00 am | Page 9CALIFORNIA LIFE

The Sacramento Bee hosts a network of high-quality news providers and bloggers in the Sacramento region. Here is a sampling of the best of the current Home & Garden blogs. Check out the full postings: sacramentoconnect.com.

• Sacramento's Shawna Malvini Redden, author of the Blue Muse: Project Green Thumbs, gets up close and personal with a praying mantis:

"I've said it before and I'll say it again. Gardening rule No. 1: If you feel like something is crawling on you, that's because it is. Gardening rule No. 1a: When said something is a wildebeest-size praying mantis, all bets are off. Despite the slap, slap, slapping on my part, he lived and stayed in the yard, watching me finish the planting, plotting his next attack. The hardest part? I thought we were friends.

"OK, so I might have a hyperbole problem, but the feeling of spindly but sizable legs and arms creepy crawling up my body? Even writing about it right now gives me the shivers."

Read more at: http://thebluestmuse.blogspot.com


The Sacramento Bee hosts a network of high-quality news providers and bloggers in the Sacramento region. Here is a sampling of the best of the current Home & Garden blogs. Check out the full postings: http://sacramentoconnect.com

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