Grow Your Vegetable Garden All Year Round – Outside and In!

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Use Your Kitchen Scraps to Re-Grow Valuable Foods | New Book by Katie Elzer-Peters

A lifestyle guide to reducing waste and re-growing kitchen scraps into a food source you can control and trust. This post contains affiliate links. For years I’ve harvested and used the seeds from my store-bought or garden-harvested cucumbers, peppers and tomatoes to regrow the next year’s crop. Though I have had success with this method, …

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Keep Warm by Thinking of Your Spring Garden | 3 New Books from Quarto Knows

Though the Siberian Vortex is wreaking havoc on the world outside our front doors we can still warm the cockles of out heart with thoughts of the future. Quarto Press has recently released three gardening related books which can bring fantasies of Spring rains and sultry summer days spent in the garden. Get a hot …

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Do You Know How To “Read” A Garden?

Many of us, myself included, enjoy walking through gardens – large and small – just for the enjoyment of being in nature.  Seeing the plants grow and how meticulously a flower or vegetable garden bed has been laid out brings much joy.  Admittedly, I don’t know much about garden structure, history or even genealogy of …

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Straw Bale Solutions for Home, Garden and Community || Book Release

With less than a  month left before Spring officially begins it’s time to start thinking about creative ways to improve or begin your garden. The phenomenon that is Straw Bale Gardening continues with the March 20 publication of Straw Bale Solutions: Creative Tips for Growing Vegetables in Bales at Home, in Community Gardens, and around the …

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5 herbs that belong in every kitchen garden

5 herbs that belong in every kitchen garden Related Topics: Tue, Apr 02 2013 at 1:18 PM Savory and pungent, herbs hold a special spot in the kitchen arsenal, providing the X factor in many home-cooked meals. Judiciously measured in a pinch here and a dash there, herbs add complexity and depth to dishes in subtle and profound ways, rounding out flavors as food hits the tongue.    Perhaps the best way to make the most of them is to try growing your own. Regardless of the size of your home, there’s always room for a pot on the windowsill or a small container. Homeowners with more room can go the edible landscape route for an abundant supply of leafy greens and fresh herbs. From seed to plant to your cooking pot, herbs keep right on giving. Snipping off small quantities stimulates the plants to produce even more. Get your kitchen garden started by planting these five basic herbs.