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5 Tips for Successful Sowing

September is National Sewing Month, but I figured why not employ the homonym sowing and celebrate in the garden! Seed sowing can be tricky sometimes, especially if you’re new to gardening. So, whether you are in a warm climate and getting ready to plant your cool weather garden, are in a cool climate and starting to collect

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Wonder Wednesday 35: Make Honey Infusions

This Wonder Wednesday, Lucretia Jones, herbalist from House of Lukaya is taking the reigns! She is sharing with us her recipe for Mint and Sage Honey! Did you read her interview yesterday? Inspiring, right?!! Are you empowered to bring herbs to a forward position in your everyday life? Missed it? That’s okay! Check it out today,

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Bee the Change: An Interview with Justin of Stubbees!

I thought it would be fun to shake things up this summer, so this month there’s something different going on here at the blog! All year you listen to me, so instead, this post kicks of a month of interviews and guest posts from people I admire on topics I think you are going to

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Go to Battle with Armyworms

As soon as the weather warms, everyone starts thinking about growing tomatoes. Biting straight into big juicy tomato, warm from the sun, the juice running down your chin and arm all tangy and sweet is something everyone should get to experience every year. Sweet 100 cherry tomatoes are soo sweet!! Even though the weather is

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10 Spring Gardening Tips

“A garden is like a puppy, everybody wants one, but they have to be taken care of each day, and they can be messy.” Hilarious, right!! And so true!! That quote is by Scott Feille, of Real School Gardens who I heard speak at the Children and Nature Network conference. Its candid truth stuck with

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Wonder Wednesday #30: Tiny Sprout Gardens

This winter has been more than fully expressed in many places this year, so if you live somewhere that is more white than green these days, this month’s activity goes out to you! It may be monochromatic, but you have to admit, even if you are totally over snow and ice, it is really beautiful.

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More Winter = More Time! 5 Tips for Planning Your Garden

I bet more than a few of you found today’s groundhog prediction disappointing! Well, sure there may be 6 more weeks of winter, BUT couldn’t that also mean you have 6 extra weeks to plan the most awesome garden you’ve ever planted! That’s right, let’s reframe it! A good plan is the secret to super

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Seed Swap: Have You Forgotten?

Have you forgotten, or did you never get the chance to learn? Either way, it doesn’t matter because you can learn and do anything you put your mind to, and with me here by your side, we will have you digging and reconnecting with the soil in no time!! We all have “green thumbs” deep

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Let’s Build a Garden!!

Have you been wanting to build a manageable garden in your backyard or child’s school yard? Do you have a garden you built from free plans that didn’t give you the quality productive garden bed you’d hoped for? Do you want a garden bed specifically geared toward gardening with kids? This is the very garden we built

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Growing Their Own in Philly: A Chat with Urbanstead’s Lisa Gaidanowicz

Today I am so psyched to introduce you to Lisa Gaidanowicz, founder of the Philly based non profit farm, Urbanstead. In a nutshell, Urbanstead “provides hands on education to youth in areas of urban and sustainable farming, growing their own food, nutrition and healthy food choices, partner with local youth organizations with a specific emphasis of