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Your To-Do List for Gardening in August

August is a time of abundance in the garden. Plenty of tomatoes, eggplant, sweet corn, peppers, green beans and cucumbers among other crops make August a month of bounty! It's also the time of p…

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Foraging Goes Virtual

If you are trying to Eat Local, why not try to eat uber local! Foraging for wild foods is perhaps the most local anyone can eat. Need a little foraging guidance? Unless you regularly inspect every noo…

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5 Ways to Store Fresh Foods Through Winter

Crops that keep for more than just a few weeks are referred to as “storage crops.” Such fruits and veggies are often staples of those interested in sustainable, local eating, as they allow you to stoc…

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Celebrate Fall Foods

While summer’s bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables is hard to beat, fall offers plenty of tasty produce. Think about it, fall’s biggest holiday, Thanksgiving, centers around food. Maybe that’s why s…

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5 Garden Harvest Cocktails

By Steve Graham, Networx It’s harvest season, and that doesn’t just mean growing dinner in the yard. Plenty of garden-fresh herbs and vegetables can spruce up great cocktails. Here are five simple …

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An Easier Way to Grow Vegetables

When I read the intro to Mel Bartholomew's book, Square Foot Gardening, I encountered the story of my experience a few summers ago. With a zealous, optimistic heart, I helped begin a community garden…

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An Abundance of Apples

Apples (Malus species), forbidden food of Eve and Snow White belong to the Rosaceae (Rose) Family). Apples are rich in flavonoids, beta-carotene and vitamins, B C and the minerals boron, calcium,…

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Gardening: A Harvest of Healing

Why do we do it—garden—when it makes us sweaty, sore, and often cranky? By the end of the harvest season, our faces are red from cooking tomatoes and putting up food either into the pantry or the …

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10 Tips for Harvesting Your Kitchen Garden

by Jordan Laio, Networx I recently asked my father, an avid home gardener, for some advice for the fall harvest season. He responded, “Just harvest your crops.” It's nice that he can distill …

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Planting & Harvesting Warm Weather Vegetables (2 videos)

Now that the weather is warm it may be too late to plant some vegetables, but it is a great time for warmth-loving vegetables. And your nursery may be selling them at half price this late into the…

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