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WonderSoil, Food-Growing Encyclopedia, StrawPots & Super Plums

April 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Book Reviews, Container gardening, Gardening News, Healthy Gardener, Insects, Plums

•WonderSoil is by far the best soilless potting mix I have ever used.  It is a dehydrated, compressed medium that quickly expands 10 to 12 times in volume when water is added.  It is made up of a combination of coconut coir, worm castings, kelp, mycorrhizal fungi, water-holding polymers and organic micro-nutrients.  Seedlings germinate quickly [...]

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New White House Food Garden

March 20th, 2009 · No Comments · Gardening News, Healthy Gardener, Vegetable Gardening

(Scarborough, Maine) –100,000 people signed a petition asking the Obamas to replant a Victory Garden at the White House, and recent news reports indicate that they are about to reap what they sowed. For advocates of sustainable and healthy foods, this harvest of good news was as welcome as the summer’s first red-ripe tomato.  “I’m [...]

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Getting your Kids to Eat Healthy – Start a Vegetable Garden

March 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Healthy Gardener, Vegetable Gardening

Do your kids turn up their noses at vegetables on their plates?  Getting them involved in growing those veggies will go a long way toward changing that.  A child’s natural curiosity and desire to be included in adult activities can be tapped in a gardening project.   

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Why Grow your own Vegetable Garden?

March 2nd, 2009 · No Comments · Healthy Gardener, Vegetable Gardening

Great flavor – nothing tastes better than veggies from your own garden.  No, you’re not imagining it.  You’ve chosen the varieties which appeal to you, grown them in fertile soil without harmful chemicals, and harvested them at their ripe best.  How can they not be delicious? Assist the environment – growing at home means a [...]

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