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Small acts of self-love: Wheatgrass

It is so easy, so tasty, so good for you. According to the Hippocrates Health Institute, “Two ounces of wheatgrass juice has the nutritional equivalent of five pounds of the best raw organic vegetables.” 64 more words

Winter, an Organic Winter

How long is your growing season?  With Square Foot Gardening and a frame with some plastic covering it, you will be surprised how much you can extend the growing season. 115 more words

Sq Foot Gardening


Let us take today to consider not what we want but what we already have.

Copyright Lori Fontanes, 2015.



What a most beautiful day it has been, full sun and quite warm for the time of year. This evening I happen to be in the garden getting in the washing and noticed what beautiful light surrounded me, and how the evening sun was bringing out all the colours of vegetables and herbs alike. 44 more words

My Garden

Wild Weather and Gig News - Day 25 NaBloPoMo 2015

We had a reminder today that it’s spring, and really only one small step away from winter. Although it hasn’t been too cold, the temperature is dropping this evening and the wind has been very fierce.  458 more words


Tastefully topped Toast

How many thoughts have you on your environment both close and far away? About what good you can do to make up for what harm which we may innocently do? 308 more words


Why organic gardening is a smart, healthy choice

Much has been written about organic gardening over the years. In 1947, R.I. Rodale started the Rodale Institute in Pennsylvania. His commitment to the concept of all things organic was strong and his persuasiveness so great that Rodale, and later his son Bob, did more to popularize the concept of organic growing than anyone before or since. 883 more words