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Monday, November 05, 2012

Plan now for holiday gifts from the garden
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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 simple as a jar of jam made with homegrown berries or a bag of seeds we harvested ourselves. No matter what we give, people always appreciate receiving something that was grown in your own garden.<....

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Tagged: canning harvest herbs jar recipes sharing in Gardening ‘Cents’ Tips & Tricks



Monday, September 24, 2012

Keep kids learning in the garden – even after school starts
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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 them life lessons in the garden! There are many activities that we can, and should, share with them.

Harvest
Keep....

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Tagged: backyard cool season harvest involvement kids sharing therapeutic vegetables in ‘I Can Grow’ Living Better



Wednesday, August 29, 2012

How to savor summer with grilled corn and herbs
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grilled corn fresh from the garden

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 that are growing out of control.

Homegrown corn gives you a level of flavor that you just can’t get anywhere else, except....

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Tagged: herbs recipes vegetables in Eating Well



Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Plant now for preserving the harvest later
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Cucumbers are an easy choice for beginner canners

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 to eat out of a jar — the foods I enjoy from the pantry.

I am a canner. So aside from fresh produce, I....

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Friday, March 16, 2012

Three simple ways to engage kids with gardening
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Get those kids outside! Theresa Loe shares asy tips how.

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 chickens and grow our own vegetables year round.

When parents see how my kids love to garden, they often....

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Tagged: container first-time involvement kids planting small theme vegetables youth gardens in Dig In, Get Started Tips & Tricks



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