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4 Steps to Starting a Vegetable Garden

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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Positivity Quest: High Level Humanity

As I have mentioned before, I have been taking positivity into the world and the volunteer project that has consumed most of  my time this year has been in my kids’ high school.  I love kids. They are…

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Square-Foot Gardening

Ever since Mel Bartholomew published his landmark book on the topic, square-foot gardening has become an ever-more-popular method for getting a lot of food out of a little space. The general idea b…

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Vegetable Garden Design Made Simple

One of the best tools I've come across since I became a serious gardener isn't a shovel or a hoe—it's an online tool called the Vegetable Garden Planner. Some people love playing games like Farmvil…

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10 DIY Spring Garden Projects

"Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!" ~ Robin Williams Gardening can be one of the most rewarding eco-hobbies. It provides healthy exercise with nourishing results. My last post prepped…

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Spring Garden Tips To Wake Up The Garden

Are you ready for a new season? March marks the beginning of what we Northeasterners call, Mud Season. The ground is not quite primed for gardening yet, and we’re up to our knees in mud. It is the per…

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The Freezer Saves the Day

This time of year, I’ll admit it, I don’t feel like cooking much. Everything in the garden is dead as a doornail. The farmer’s market won’t open again for months. It’s a cold pain in the butt to go to…

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Kitchen Gardens: Edible, Elegant and Economical

Do you know where your food comes from? In the last few months there has been a flurry of books and articles on the subject of sustainable food. First Lady, Michelle Obama helped break ground on a ne…

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Be mindful of our connectedness with our planet

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