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Teaching My Child How to Garden: Summer Progress

Teaching My Child How to Garden: Summer Progress

By Robin Jacobs, Posted July 7th, 2014

Inch by inch, row by row… Can the quiet growth of plants hold a kid’s interest for the long weeks of watering, weeding, and waiting?

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Teaching My Child How to Garden – Getting Started

Teaching My Child How to Garden – Getting Started

By Robin Jacobs, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 2nd, 2014

Everyday miracles happen when we invite playful work and wonder into the garden.

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Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’

Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 14th, 2014

Once established, perennial veggies and berries keep on giving year after year.

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How to Use Nettles with Your Springtime Cooking

How to Use Nettles with Your Springtime Cooking

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 30th, 2014

Old timers call them Spring Tonic. Before the garden gets going, nettles are the perfect local green.

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How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 4th, 2014

A well maintained asparagus bed may produce for 25 years!

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After Fukushima – Is It Safe to Eat Pacific Seafood?

After Fukushima – Is It Safe to Eat Pacific Seafood?

By Robin Jacobs, Posted February 27th, 2014

Silent and unseen, radiation is a shadowy threat. Between dire viral-internet warnings and FDA reassurances, how do we decide what to feed our families?

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How to Make a Winter Soup to Boost Your Immune System

How to Make a Winter Soup to Boost Your Immune System

By Robin Jacobs, Posted January 21st, 2014

Using whole foods and traditional spices offers surprising health benefits.

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How to Make an ‘Instant Cloche’ to Protect Seedlings

How to Make an ‘Instant Cloche’ to Protect Seedlings

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 6th, 2012

This simple design costs next to nothing to build and can be reused for years…

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How to ‘Grow-a-Row’ for Those in Need

How to ‘Grow-a-Row’ for Those in Need

By Greg Horner, Posted February 17th, 2012

“This is a great project to share; it’s easily replicable most anywhere and has been very well received in our town.”

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Fall is the Season for Mulching with Leaves!

Fall is the Season for Mulching with Leaves!

By Greg Seaman, Posted November 3rd, 2011

It is a rare and beautiful thing when something of value falls right into our laps…

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Tips for Growing the Best Winter Storage Vegetable – Winter Squash!

Tips for Growing the Best Winter Storage Vegetable – Winter Squash!

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted August 5th, 2011

This overlooked garden gift is easy to grow, high in nutritional value, and can be stored all winter…

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5 Secrets to a ‘No-work’ Garden

5 Secrets to a ‘No-work’ Garden

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 26th, 2011

It took over 20 years of gardening to realize that I didn’t have to work so hard to achieve a fruitful harvest…

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Vegetable garden seed ordering tips

Vegetable garden seed ordering tips

By Lindsay Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted January 24th, 2011

Vegetable gardening is rewarding on so many levels, but it all begins with the seeds…

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Top 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow

Top 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy, Posted January 19th, 2011

If you are growing vegetables in the hope of saving money, here are some suggestions for crops which have delivered real cost savings for us…

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6 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Pesticides

6 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Pesticides

By Eartheasy, Posted May 20th, 2010

While the use and prevalence of pesticides is increasing, the long-term health implications are still being studied. Here are 6 ways to limit your exposure to potentially harmful pesticides.

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Pesticide exposure may increase risk of ADHD in children

Pesticide exposure may increase risk of ADHD in children

By Eartheasy, Posted May 20th, 2010

Study finds that that exposure to pesticides could be harmful even at levels commonly found in children’s environment.

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Fruits and vegetables yielding fewer nutrients than in the past

Fruits and vegetables yielding fewer nutrients than in the past

By Greg Seaman, Posted May 1st, 2009

While modern farming tecniques are producing larger and more perfect fruits and vegetables, the yield in terms of nutrients is declining.

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Can organic farming feed the world?

Can organic farming feed the world?

By The Organic Consumers Association, Posted January 30th, 2009

A summary of research suggests that organic agriculture could potentially supply global food needs.

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Go for an Edible Estate …the case against lawns

Go for an Edible Estate …the case against lawns

By Frtiz Haeg, Metropolis Books, Posted January 28th, 2009

Why do we dedicate so much property to something that requires precious resources, endless hours and contaminates our air and water?

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