Want Clear Skin? Grow and Eat These Vegetables

For some of us the battle for clear skin is a fight into our adulthood. There are many factors that trigger acne, poor diet to hormones to stress are some of the common causes. To get really healthy clear skin on the outside, it all starts with the inside. Proper nutrition, along with water are the first steps to get the

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Welcome Spring with a Garden Wreath!

We love to take old tools and recycle them into something new. Welcome spring and your guests with a beautiful garden wreath – it’s easy to make and you are saving items from heading to the landfill. Here’s what you need: Old garden hose Florist wire Silk flowers & leaves Old hand cultivator & trowel

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Ideas for Sharing Your Surplus Vegetables

When our gardens overflow with the season’s harvest, most of us have more than we can use or save for later. Thankfully, there are a number of ways that we can share the harvest with others in need or with those who, for some reason, don’t have a garden of their own. Friends, Family, and

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How About a Garden Party?

According to Wikipedia, a garden party is a gathering with food in an outdoor park or garden. The connotation of “garden party” is that it is more formal than a cookout or picnic; indeed, the official garden parties at Buckingham Palace are quite formal and prestigious. Of course, yours can be much more casual. Many

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Gardening With Kids

Most of us who enjoy gardening also enjoy sharing our gardening ideas and information with others. One of the special joys of gardening is that we can share it with our kids, our grandkids, or our neighbors’ kids. The Benefits of Gardening with Kids Here are a few reasons why gardening with kids can be

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Gardening Benefits

Gardening Benefits Your Wallet and Your Health Grow What You’ll Eat. The USDA estimates that every $100 spent on vegetable gardening can yield $1,000 to $1,700 worth of produce. Examples: Tomatoes: A packet (30 seeds) of Big Beef Hybrid tomato seeds costs $3.45. If you start 6 seeds, and plant the 5 healthiest seedlings, the cost

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Easy Ways to Save Your Garden Bounty

Vegetable Storage There are four basic ways to save extra vegetables from your garden for later use: Canning Many fruits and vegetables can be preserved by canning them. Pears, apples, tomatoes, pickled cucumbers, and beans are among the most popular garden produce that can be preserved this way. For home gardeners, canning involves the use

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