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Composting Basics For The Absolute Beginner

Compost works wonders on garden soil. You can buy a large quantity from shops but it’s always better to make your own. After all, it’s free, it’s easy, and it allows you to turn waste into something useful. 352 more words


Easiest Vegetables And Herbs To Grow Yourself

We often want to plant things in the spring and summer. If you love growing your own food but don’t have enough outdoor garden space, there many easy vegetables to grow in containers, including tomatoes, cucumbers, rosemary, oregano, and almost anything else you’d normally grow in a garden. 303 more words


Planting Thoughts of Spring

In this picture, I imagine that days like these will soon enough return. They will be warm, green, nourishing. In them too, I claim a living room, a living space for “tending,” for emptying out and filling myself up again with deep, deep breaths. 42 more words

Organic Gardens

Designing a Garden the Permaculture Way

My Dad is a very skilled gardener and I’ve grown up with plants and growing as second nature. So the concept of doing a permaculture design of my postage stamp of a back garden here in Bristol seemed a little silly and counter intuitive.  1,161 more words


Small Bites, Big Change _Riverdale Garden Project

Empowering Riverdale’s Food Security was Green Venture’s latest project to integrate education, health, recreation and the environment.
Funded by the Community Foundation, this project included a series of nine cooking classes delivered over six weeks that paired local food, agriculture and gardening themed recipes and activities. 447 more words

Green Gardening

Making a home for frogs

When I emptied out our tomato grow-bags recently, I was amazed to find a total of 3 frogs and two toads hiding in one of them! 176 more words

Green Parenting