Aquaponics in a Nutshell

Aquaponics is a method by which you grow plants and nurture aquatic animals together in a system that recirculates the nutrients produced, to the benefit of both plants and animals. The aquaponics approach is gaining in popularity as a sustainable gardening method. You can grow any living plant like herbs, flowers, vegetables, and fruits. The […]

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An organic garden.

How to Extend the Life of Perennials

Most beginning gardeners assume that a perennial plant will come up year after year without much effort on their part. For some types of plants, this is absolutely the truth, but for most, a little TLC will go a long ways to keep the plant healthy and blooming year after year. Planting the Plants in […]

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How to Start a Garden with the Right Plan

The key to creating a beautiful garden, no matter how large or small, is to plan ahead. When you first open the seed catalogues in the spring, or make your first trip to the garden center, try to visualize the theme you’d like to have in your garden. Do you want a rustic country garden […]

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  • Shad
  • December 21, 2015
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Garden lettuce and radishes.

Why Choose Organic Produce?

The battle between organic produce and store bought goods has been raging for a while now. Most supermarket bought fruits and vegetables can contain artificially added chemicals and pesticides. Organic, home grown produce is the only way to know that the food you eat is “what it says on the tin” and is truly good […]

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  • November 27, 2015
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Green Leafy vegetable Kale in a garden.

Get to Know the World’s New Superfood – Kale

Kale is the new superfood that is taking the world by storm. With an array of health benefits, it is easy to see why. But along with this popularity comes rising prices. Growing your own Kale at home can help reduce the amount spent on the superfood and it means the whole family will benefit […]

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