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10 Ways Growing an Organic Garden Can Help Your Health and Budget

Tired of paying high prices for the “organic” food you buy? Starting your own organic garden may be easier than you think.

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How to Grow Cucumbers in Your Garden or Container

12 May 2017 | 204,492 Views

You probably call it a veggie, but technically it's a fruit. It can kill a headache, bind with and kick excess estrogen out of your system and is a nutrient powerhouse. Plus, it's wonderfully refreshing for cold soups and smoothies during summer's heat. Grow some now to enjoy during summer.

How to Grow Beets, and Why You Should

12 May 2017 | 31,413 Views

These plants do double duty in your kitchen, producing green leaves high in nitrates and tasty roots you may roast, ferment, juice or shred in your salad. Beets are highly underrated, and very delicious. I'll give you instructions on how to grow them in your backyard.

How to Grow Tasty Bell and Chili Peppers in Your Garden

28 Apr 2017 | 216,904 Views

What's more, research also suggests it can shrink fat tissue, inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells and may even slash your risk of Parkinson's disease by almost 20 percent when eaten regularly. I personally grow and love them, here are some tips.

Back to Eden — How Simple, Natural Methods Can Take the Work Out of Gardening, and Boost Your Harvest

22 Apr 2017 | 567,507 Views

If you could bottle it, they would. This growing trend has increased, and no wonder - it can make you happier, relieve pain, reduce inflammation, improve sleep and much, much more. Here's a great way to see results in as little as 7 days.

How to Grow Great Lettuce

14 Apr 2017 | 168,582 Views

There's a small window of opportunity to grow this popular vegetable, and here's exactly how to do it, step-by-step - without resorting to noxious chemicals and while steering clear of plant diseases. Plus: when to harvest it for maximum nutrition.

How to Grow, Harvest and Enjoy Fennel at Home

14 Apr 2017 | 31,117 Views

Fennel has a mild but distinctive flavor, reminiscent of anise or licorice. It can be easily grown without chemicals for a fresh, healthy addition to your cooking, and will attract beneficial bugs to your garden.

How to Grow the Most Flavorful Tomatoes

31 Mar 2017 | 164,835 Views

If you want to grow great tomatoes, this is what you must know - including a simple mistake which takes the flavor away (even though most people think it helps the plant), and exactly how much sun they need to taste their sweetest.

How to Grow and Enjoy Swiss Chard

31 Mar 2017 | 26,729 Views

This colorful plant contains an abundance of phytonutrients and minerals. It is so versatile, it can be added to salads, steamed or juiced. Swiss chard is strong and grows in a variety of climates, making it ideal for your backyard or deck. I'll provide simple preparation and planting tips, and give you delicious recipes.

Some Plants Use an Internal Thermometer to Trigger Growing Season

12 Nov 2016 | 25,035 Views

A phytochemical, once thought to only control the behavior of plants during the day, has now been found to have a significant effect on plant growth during the night. This may affect when you decide to plant your garden each spring.

Real Rehabilitation - Benefits of Organic Gardening

01 Nov 2016 | 16,644 Views

Prison systems across the US are turning to sustainable agricultural practices to help rehabilitate inmates. From tending to prison gardens and creating compost to learning the science behind organic farming, inmates receive valuable tools to help them assimilate into society upon their release.

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