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Say "yes" to gardening

School is just around the corner. It harkens  the end of summer and beginning of Autumn. I love this weather and this time of the year but for children heading back to school; it is filled with apprehension. I read…

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National Moth Week

A quick note…National Moth week begins on July 20th and runs to July 28th. It is in celebration of moth, and everything these little insects do. This link  http://nationalmothweek.org/2013-registration/ will get you there from here. Learning more about insects in our lives…

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Local produce, eat it part.

There are a lot of  wonderful selections of produce at my local market and of course, the farmer’s market which have many seasonal products including fiddleheads. For those unfamiliar with fiddleheads, it is a fern… it is seasonal and it is not…

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Grow it! indoors

Grow it ! Eat it! is a wonderful trend. I am glad that I am part of it. And the best part of it you can grow vegetables anywhere even if you have limited space. Pictures of some really great…

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What ails our root vegetables?

Bugs, as much as I respect   them,   I also fear them .  They are the root of all evil that ails our plants especially if we have all the other conditions met.  For this dilemma, I will turn to my…

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Aversion to Yams

or should I say Sweet Potatoes. Both of these root vegetables taste similar but they are not the same. My mom occasionally makes sweet potato rice porridge. This is a dish that is very popular in China. And even more so…

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Can of Worms

I started vermi composting last year. It was one of the first projects I did and it worked. You can find my simple project in my previous post.  I had the vermicompost I needed for last season. Unfortunately, I left my…

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