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Never Rake Fall Leaves Again

Even though fall is almost a month away, leaves have already begun to fall here in Virginia, and they’ll keep falling until November, covering my lawn and flower beds, making the yard look messy and u…


3 Tips for Beginner Companion Planting

Last year I was visiting a friend near Santa Cruz, California. She took me out to her garden where she was planting all kinds of produce, and I noticed a bunch of ladybugs in the plants. “Aren’t yo…


Clever Beginning Gardener Tips that Anyone Can Use

You may have always wanted a garden, but not been quite sure that you were the green-thumbed type. Or perhaps until now you were living in a house or apartment without a suitable outdoor growing space…


Love to Garden? Here’s Your May ‘To-Do’ List!

May is the month to get out in the garden! To help plan for the season, I've put together this guide---what to plant, harvest and care for during this month. Here in the northwest suburbs of Chicago,…


Tips on Living and Gardening in the Southwestern Desert

Have you ever wondered what it is like to live in the desert in the summer heat and winter dryness? Or even, perhaps, what it is like to garden in the desert? After writing about Texas-based JM Dry…


4 Easy Ways to Start Composting

My close friend recently moved to an older, one-story apartment building. Off the back decks, each unit enjoys the tiniest strip of dirt adjacent to a clunky air-conditioning unit. Since he wants to g…


Spring Photo Gallery + 12 Gardening Tips

Finally, spring is here! To celebrate, here is a collection of spring/summer photographs from our veganic garden along with simple tips to help you plan out your spring, summer or fall veggie patch (i…


Choosing Flowers for Your Garden

Spring is on its way, and while we haven’t quite arrived at the April showers or the May flowers, now is a great time for garden planning, and part of that planning can include choosing flowers to gro…


13 Tips to Create Your Own Healing Garden

Since ancient times, many civilizations have realized the healing qualities of gardens with their fruit trees, flowers, water, and songbirds. The earliest hospitals in the Western world were infirmari…


Get a Jump Start on the Growing Season!

With a new year just around the corner, I'm willing to bet that some of you are making resolutions and gearing up for the great year ahead. Part of those preparations may include planning your spri…


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