Monthly Archives: September 2014

Uncommon Basil Varieties With Savor & Snap

Harvesting Autumnal Bounty This year, I’ve enjoyed a bumper crop of cherry tomatoes, and evidently so has everybody else. Home grown tomatoes used to disappear in minutes from staff tables or potlucks, but these days, even non-gardeners grow a tomato … Continue reading

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Safer Antibiotics and Safer Food

Preserving Health And Well Being, Naturally I recently saw yet another article protesting the need to raise food crops organically. Really? Really?? Anybody who doubts the validity of the organic food movement is not paying attention to the daily news. … Continue reading

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Cover Crops Boost Soil Power

To Build Soil And Foil Weeds, Sow Fall Cover Crops Though summer is fading, the still-warm days of fall are an excellent  time to do all sorts of garden chores, from planting trees and shrubs to prepping new beds and … Continue reading

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Restocking The Kitchen Garden

Feeding The Garden & You The rains are back, and though the days are still beautifully warm, night temperatures are dropping once again. As summer gently fades away, the garden soil is still warm enough to make a lovely nursery … Continue reading

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