Wheatgrass in winter window gardens

Are you ready to grow a winter window garden and enjoy fresh herbs and lettuce during these cold months? Are you still looking for a healthy, DIY Christmas present? Winter window gardens are perfect gifts for anyone with a sunny window. I love walking to the lettuce box and picking a few leaves to put on sandwiches for…

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Autoimmune Summit Extension

The Autoimmune Summit Encore Day1 has been extended a day. So, head over there by clicking here and listen to the top five speakers from the Summit FOR FREE. Walking with you,

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Do you know about the Autoimmune Summit 2014?

Encore Day Autoimmune Summit 2014

Do you know about the Autoimmune Summit 2014 hosted by Dr. Amy Myers? I just found out about it myself! Autoimmune problems are wreaking havoc in our bodies. The Autoimmune Summit is a online event featuring various experts (total of 38 discussions!) showing you how to prevent and/or reverse autoimmune diseases. TODAY IS THE LAST…

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Successful gardening

Fall is quickly approaching and your summer crops are winding down. Did you garden successfully this year? How do you measure successful gardening? I had some crops that were a bust, some did well, others fruited abundantly. Ecclesiastes 11:5-6 Just as you don’t know the path of the wind,or how bones develop in the womb of…

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Cilantro Seeds and Coriander

Did you know that cilantro seeds are coriander? Coriander is a spice used in many savory dishes. I bought ground coriander for years before I found out that it was just cilantro seeds. Now I grow it myself. Cilantro is one of the easiest herbs to grow, in my opinion. It has a very bold,…

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Organized Dirt

Despite what you may think or what you’ve been told, organization is a basic part of you. In my opinion, organization brings freedom and peace. When things are beautifully in order, you can breathe deeply. It’s lovely and beautiful and relaxing. Why is it so hard to keep things organized? There is a natural tendency…

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What affects your garden yield? Everything.

What affects your crops? Everything! Everything plays a part in plant yield–plant variety, nutrients in the soil, water level, sun exposure, pests…literally everything and anything. Napa, California is a great example. I just spent a wonderful, restful week in Napa with three lifelong friends. We toured the valley and sampled wine for days. The whole…

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How can you organically control squash bugs?

My garden is growing beautifully. Unfortunately, the squash bugs see this vibrant growth as an opportunity for an easy dinner. I encountered squash bugs last year. I grew up with a large garden, but I don’t remember my mother ever fighting them. So, I didn’t think they would really be that horrible of a problem.…

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Blackberry leaf curl. Trim off sick branches.

Leaf curl.

Today, I have a fence full of delicious thornless blackberries. A few years ago, when the brambles started producing fruit, I had a few branches that turned dark green and curled. Something was wrong. The branches in question were fruiting, so I didn’t trim them off. That was a mistake. The disease causing the leaves…

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Is there a good place to start a compost pile? Yes!

Is there a good place to start a compost pile? Of course, the answer is yes. I have a couple of suggestions, depending on how large of a space you garden. If you are going to start a new bed next year, pick your spot now. Many of you are new to gardening. Earlier this…

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