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Garden Trends--"Uber"-izing the Garden

This is a weird title for what I would call the subscription food movement–you know, those home meal service delivery options like Blue Apron and Home Chef (2 options in my area) as well as local CSAs (community supported agriculture movements where you buy a share of a farm harvest for a season–although these are usually pick up). 170 more words

Sustainable Living

Garden Trends--"Clean" Gardening

On Monday I talked about the first of the “garden trends” that the Garden Media Group and Grow 365 identified as trends for 2017.

I have to confess, I am a little bit puzzled by some of these trends. 324 more words

Sustainable Living

DIY $10 VERMICOMPOST BIN

There’s nothing better than getting crafty! We made our own vermicompost bin for the Garage 😎

It took under an hour and cost us no more than $10 (2-10 gallon plastic totes for $4 each!) to build our bin. 96 more words

Compost Bin

New Free Public Education Series on Sustainable Landscaping

The MGNV Public Education Committee is proud to announce our new 5-part public education series on Sustainable Landscaping beginning February 11. Sign up for as many as you want; all workshops are FREE and held at: 634 more words

Public Education

OASATT Embraces Worm Farming

Worm farming opens the door to many possibilities. Two immediate products derived are earthworms and vermicompost. Earthworms can be used as fishing bait, fish food, chicken food or it can be processed into a powder as a source of livestock protein (value-added). 240 more words

Do It Yourself

Sweet Earth on the radio!

I had set an intention for myself that during 2017 I would ‘step outside of my comfort zone’.  How I was going to achieve that I did not yet know.   129 more words

Slow Flowers

...Perfect for the home gardener!

Home gardening tips and tricks are in no short supply these days. Whether you are doing a simple google search for ‘how to grow vegetables successfully’ or you visit the garden shop for a packet of seeds and you end up leaving with a variety of stuff (soil mix, soil treatment, plant booster and fertilizer) and so much advice that you wish you had a notebook! 376 more words

Do It Yourself