[20 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 544 views]
Plant Dino Kale to Avoid Aphids

Dino Kale is my Kale of choice. It is a thick dark green leaved plant that grows really well most of the year. Last year I planted two different types of Kale in a row. One half had Red Russian, the other Dino. When the Kale was all leafed out and ready to be fully [...]

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[20 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 544 views]
Plant Dino Kale to Avoid Aphids

Dino Kale is my Kale of choice. It is a thick dark green leaved plant that grows really well most of the year. Last year I planted two different types of Kale in a row. One half had Red Russian, the other Dino. When the Kale was all leafed out and ready to be fully [...]

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[19 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 247 views]
Digging Up and Storing Organic Potatoes for Winter Eats

Organic potatoes are a great staple root crop that can be stored though the winter. We grew this batch starting in the spring and just now digging them up in November. The crop wasn’t as good as we had anticipated, but we got enough potatoes to store and eat through winter. Storing potatoes in the [...]

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[30 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 113 views]
Fall is Zucchini Harvest Time! Enjoy Organic Zucchini with these Recipes

If you are anything like me, you love Zucchini! However, those 3 or 4 plants you have in your little garden are producing WAY more Zucchini than you and your family can possibly eat (unless you have a big family of course). My buddy has 6 kids, they eat a lot of Zucchini I bet. [...]

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[13 Aug 2011 | One Comment | 239 views]
Organic Orange Peels can help aid Digestion, lower Cholesterol and fight Inflamation

You don’t have to compost those orange peels! Eat them for a myriad of health benefits and wonderful taste. However, make sure you are eating Organic Orange peels. Conventional Oranges have been sprayed with chemicals that you don’t want to eat. Organic orange peels offer a variety of health benefits most people are unaware of. [...]

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[3 Aug 2011 | One Comment | 260 views]
Shasta Daisies Attract Beneficial Insects to Your Organic Garden

When it comes to a prominent perennial flower that really brings beauty and functionality to an organic garden, it’s hard to beat the Shasta Daisy. Shasta Daisies are really wonderful to see growing so well in the mountainous gardens and flowerbeds of Northeastern California. They require a little water, good well drained soil and a [...]

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[1 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 476 views]
Attract Beneficial Insects by Planting an Organic Wildflower Garden

You can add a wonderful, colorful section to your garden by simply planting a wildflower garden, or in this instance a wildflower section. We extended the width of our garden a couple years ago and have not been getting the results we are looking for out of the new area. There is sun, but not [...]

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[11 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 137 views]
How to Plant and Organic Herb Garden

Planting an Organic Herb garden is not hard at all. In fact it is probably one of the most fun and simple ways of getting some dirt therapy. You can do this multiple ways, but I think the easiest way is using containers such as a window box or just some terracotta pots. As you [...]

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[11 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 70 views]

Organic Lavender Infused Lemonade is one of the most wonderful summertime refreshments I have ever enjoyed. Follow the simple recipe below and relax under a shade tree after a hard day in the garden. Easy Lemonade: 4 cups of water 1 cup of lemon juice 1/2 cup of sugar or substitute like Stevia leaf Adding [...]