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Easy Organic Compost (Infographic)

Composting does a garden good---and organic, DIY is even better! Whether you live in the city, in the suburbs, or in the country---even a cold climate---composting can be easy. No matter the siz…

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What Can We Do to Save the Bees?

Most of our favorite foods exist because of bees: Did you enjoy coffee this morning? Bees likely pollinated the coffee flowers. Eat an apple recently? You can thank a bee for that, too.† Part 1 of …

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10 Plants that Will Thrive in Your Vertical Garden

Planting a vertical garden is a wonderful way to make the most of limited outdoor space. A small backyard or a balcony can be transformed into a thriving fruit and vegetable patch. Beyond their space-…

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DIY Natural Pesticide Recipe is Good Enough to Eat

Growing an organic garden is rewarding work. Eating fresh, healthy food straight from the garden lifts both the body and spirit. Unfortunately, many insects and other pests like to sample the fresh pr…

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Edible Plants that Self-Seed (Perfect for the Lazy Gardener!)

We all know that perennial flowers will self-seed, keep growing, and come back again and again, making them great staples for the flower garden. But did you know that the same is true of many c…

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5 Tips to Grow a Food Forest

There has been a lot of interest lately in food foraging. A nature walk in the woods can turn into a bountiful buffet of forest produce when you know which plants are edible along the trail. Plenty of…

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Fool-Proof Tips for Container Gardening

Avis Licht is a landscape gardener, educator, and author of the wonderful book, The Spring Garden Made Easy. Her passion is to create beautiful gardens that incorporate edibles that can be harvested y…

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Low-Stress Organic Veggie & Herb Gardening

This is our first year in our new home. Itís thrilling to see the hundreds of tulips poking through the snow dust. The previous owner has some nice flower beds and a herb bed, but no†vegetable garden.…

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Growing an Edible Garden

By Erica Sofrina, author of Small Changes, Dynamic Results! Feng Shui for the Western World I interviewed a wonderful teacher and Landscape Designer, Avis Licht whose passion is to create beautiful…

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5 Simple Ways To Get Your Garden Ready for Spring

With spring exactly a month away (it officially starts on March 20), as a gardener and food advocate, my thoughts are naturally turning to food and getting my garden ready for spring. I am not unusual…

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