In 2005, I was hired to write a series of articles for Canyon Ranch Resort, a world-class spa in Tucson, Arizona. These articles were part of Canyon Ranch’s ongoing marketing strategy to provide meaningful web content to guests before and after their trips to Canyon Ranch. Here is a sample from one of my writing projects for Canyon Ranch.
Weed or Miracle Cure?
It’s springtime – grass is growing, flowers are blooming, and dandelions are popping up all over your yard, their little yellow heads mocking your perfect lawn. Before you attack them with high-proof weed killer, consider having them for dinner.
Dandelions are not native to North America. Ironically, those pesky weeds were carried across the ocean by settlers of the New World. They brought the plants as food and medicine to help them survive in a foreign land. It has only been in the last 50 years that dandelions have become a gardener’s nemesis…