Category Archives: Gardening


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How to Grow Your Own Organic Blueberries

Nothing beats a fresh, perfectly ripe blueberry… except maybe the perfect organic blueberry you grew yourself.  But how do you get them just right?   The Four Ps – Planting, Pruning, Picking, and Protecting – make up the secret to blueberry … Continue reading


Easy Upcycled Planters

Easy Upcycled Planters

Gardening in small spaces is a great way to bring fresh ingredients into your diet. Try these easy upcycled planters (perfect for herb garden!) to get you started. Planter Materials: Empty Cartons Scissors Soil Seeds or plants Planter Instructions: Have … Continue reading


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The Beauty of Container Gardening

The beauty of container gardening is its versatility.  It allows the gardener to experiment, to be eclectic, and even to be a bit non-committal. If you can’t decide on what your gardening style is, try a container! If you live … Continue reading




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Grow Your Own Potatoes

Potatoes are not the first thing that comes to mind for most people when they think of container gardening but they really are the perfect candidate. Potatoes love growing vertically, can take up a great deal of space, and are … Continue reading


The purifying power of House Plants

The Purifying Power of House Plants

It may sound surprising, but the average American spends nearly 90% of the time indoors.  Today’s homes built more airtight than the old days.  It’s good for conserving energy, but it can trap toxic air inside your home. Indoor air … Continue reading




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