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Nov 5, 2012
Plan now for holiday gifts from the garden
Theresa Loe  Associate Producer | Growing A Greener World
It may be fall, but the gift-giving holidays will be upon us before we know it! As gardeners, we can share a little bit of our garden during the holidays through garden-harvested gifts. It can be as....

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Sep 24, 2012
Keep kids learning in the garden – even after school starts
Theresa Loe  Associate Producer | Growing A Greener World
Yes, it is that time of year already. The kids are back in school and the long days of summer have ended. However, just because the kids aren’t home all day doesn’t mean we stop teaching....

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Aug 29, 2012
How to savor summer with grilled corn and herbs
Theresa Loe  Associate Producer | Growing A Greener World
Can you believe the end of summer is already here? Well, my garden can’t! It is still in “high production” mode! I can hardly keep up with all the tomatoes, peppers, herbs and corn....

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Apr 11, 2012
Plant now for preserving the harvest later
Theresa Loe  Associate Producer | Growing A Greener World
When most people plant their spring vegetable garden, they are only thinking of the delicious fresh flavors they will be eating later at harvest. But when I plant, I’m thinking about what I like....

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Mar 16, 2012
Three simple ways to engage kids with gardening
Theresa Loe  Associate Producer | Growing A Greener World
I’m all about getting kids out into the garden while teaching them environmental stewardship and sustainable gardening practices. In our own city garden in Los Angeles my kids and I compost, raise....

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Sep 29, 2011
Herb Butter: Another way to preserve garden flavor
Theresa Loe  Associate Producer | Growing A Greener World
There are several ways to preserve the flavors of herbs through winter. One of my favorites is to create flavorful herb butters and store them in my freezer. Butters are a simple way to add flavor while....

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Sep 23, 2011
Using your herb harvest in sweet peppermint tea
Theresa Loe  Associate Producer | Growing A Greener World
I don’t know about your neck of the woods, but it is still hot here in Los Angeles and my peppermint loves it! In fact, I have an over abundant crop right now! To keep it going strong, I harvest....

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Sep 19, 2011
Harvesting herbs and harnessing those flavors!
Theresa Loe  Associate Producer | Growing A Greener World
As fall arrives and you can feel the season making a shift, you may need to cut back your garden and start to get it ready for bed. And if you are growing herbs, this is the perfect time to capture....

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Dec 3, 2010
Lessons of a school garden
Theresa Loe  Associate Producer | Growing A Greener World
So what exactly is an educational school garden? Basically, it is an outdoor classroom that is set in a working garden. It is a place where children can learn about science, math, ecology, language....

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Oct 19, 2010
Harvesting and using lavender
Theresa Loe  Associate Producer | Growing A Greener World
Growing lavender can be very rewarding. In the springtime you can watch the hummingbirds inspecting the gorgeous purple flowers, and enjoy the wonderful fragrances wafting through the garden with every....

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