by Colleen Vanderlinden, About.com When most people picture a vegetable garden, they imagine a spot that bakes in the sun all day. For some vegetables, such as tomatoes, peppers, and squash, this is the ideal site. What if we want to grow vegetables, but don’t have a site like this “ideal” one available? There are […]
by Colleen Vanderlinden, Planet Green Baking soda is one of those items that I find myself turning to more often, for a variety of jobs around my house. It’s a vital part of a green cleaning kit — you can clean ovens with it, freshen carpets, and even strip paint with it. But it’s not all […]
It doesn’t look like much yet, but hopefully there will be a variety of squash, tomatoes, cucumber, peppers, eggplant, beans, onions, and herbs. Plus an orange, avocado, lemon, lime, and grapefruit tree! Oh and rhubarb too. The lovely Lara Hermanson from Farmscape edible landscaping helped with the design and planting since I’m a gardening newbie. […]
A very inspiring list from Seed to Salad. click for - 50 Reasons To Grow A Vegetable Garden. Yes, you can insert “mother nature” or “the universe” into #1 if that makes you more comfortable. Jeez. I would add #51. Be inspired to create delicious recipes based on what you pull out of the ground. What would […]
The backyard at sunset. Mother Nature, you never cease to inspire!