A Myriad of Mint

Mint sometimes gets a bad rap as a“weed-like” plant because it grows like crazy, but it is a terrific option for beginner gardeners to experience success, and it offers even experienced gardeners so many wonderful edible options! I have fond memories of mint. It’s one of the first things I grew. When we first moved […]

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Companion Planting

Having companions to do life with can be mutually beneficial whether you’re a human, a weasel or yes, even a vegetable. Did you know plants have “friends?!” Friends help each other. Some people bring out different things in us. When we are with friends, it is easier to keep our enemies at bay. In general, […]

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Advantages of Raised Beds

We raise lots of things in our lives – our hands, our kids, our voices, the flag, the “bar,” our garage doors (and hopefully our bosses raise our salaries) – but in the garden, raising your beds is one the most productive things you can do. A raised bed is not a planter. Planters have […]

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5 Veggies for a Foodie Garden

Whether you are a seasoned foodie or only half-baked, we’ve got some ideas brewing for you to think about as you cook up some plans this winter for your 2014 garden. The term “foodie” is a modern, more-friendly term for “gourmet” or “Epicurean,” and encompasses people who truly love food so much they eat for […]

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Using Your Pumpkins to the Fullest

It’s that time of year again and I couldn’t be happier! Pumpkin season! Halloween! Soups! Seeds! Breads! All kinds of crafts and creations! While on Pinterest pinning all of my favorite things (and things I’d like to try) this pumpkin season, I was inspired to take a few of them down and share them with […]

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