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Here's a look behind the scenes. Author and organic gardener, Emily Murphy, shares the genesis of Grow What You Love in this first-ever podcast episode. We hear stories and inspirations not found in Emily's book, Grow What You Love, or on her blog, Pass The Pistil. Grow What You Love Book Emily is the author of Grow What You Love, 12 Food...
So what does organic mean and why is it important? Organic is organic, right? It’s a ubiquitous term and an adjective used to describe everything from food to soil to fashion. We use it to characterize fabrics with an organic feel, pottery glazed with earth tones, carbon-based materials, rustic furniture — even people can be described as organic. What is Organic? According...
Bring your garden inside with 10 of the easiest herbs to grow indoors. If You're Going to Grow One Thing, Let it Be Herbs! Herbs are a fabulous reminder that it doesn’t take much to make a big - and wonderful - difference in everyday living. They’re the dynamos of the garden. Use them in cooking, teas, aromatherapy, homemade skincare products,...
Wondering how to ripen green tomatoes and when to eat them? Here are some of my best tips for making the most of your tomato harvest. Harvest, Ripen & Eat Green Tomatoes At the end of every summer season, there’s usually at least one last tomato standing and it’s most likely green. To make the most of your summer harvest, I...
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Tips for Harvesting & Saving Seeds

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The process of collecting and saving seeds is a powerful act, igniting a cascade of positive change. On one hand, it might seem like saving seeds is the simplest way to grow your garden...

How to Grow Potatoes in a Bag

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I love the idea of growing more in less space. Especially if I spend little to no money and glean the benefits of homegrown vegetables, which is why I love this trick of growing...

Planting Tomatoes | 10 Tips for Growing a Bumper Crop

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Tomatoes are easy to love and easy to grow. Here are a few tips for planting them, getting you on your way to this summer's bumper crop. Tomato Harvest Here You Come Choose healthy starts....

Preserving Herbs: Make Your Own Herb Infused Vinegar

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Have fun with your harvest -- and don't let a single leaf (or flower) go to waste. Make your own herb-infused vinegar to preserve and enjoy herbs through the seasons. Thoughtfully stored herbs stretch the...

What to Plant: Red Veined Sorrel

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Add red veined sorrel to your planting list. In fact, don't wait and plant it now. The Best Kitchen Garden Edibles The best kitchen garden edibles are also the best ingredients. That’s why you take the...

Superfoods: Grow & Eat a Rainbow of Colors

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Superfoods straight from the garden? Yes! Grow a rainbow of colors with amazing health benefits and choose from varieties you commonly find in your favorite recipes. We typically equate superfoods with more exotic edibles like...

Seeds 101: Seed Selection & Terminology

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Growing a garden from seed is really pretty amazing. And! amazingly simple. So, don't let seed terminology commonly used to describe seeds slow you down. In fact, if the word "heirloom" doesn't make you want...

Grow Your Own Herb Tea Garden

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Thinking of growing your own herb tea garden? Chamomile, lavender, anise hyssop, calendula, and echinacea are just a few plants to consider when planning an herbal tea garden. The trick is to grow the ones...

How to Attract Ladybugs to Your Garden

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Are you wishing ladybugs would find your garden as easily as aphids? Never fear, the trick for attracting ladybugs to your garden begins with a simple, 4 letter word: FOOD. It’s also important to remember...

Grow Your Own Microgreens

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Yep. Even you can grow your own microgreens. If pink is the new black then microgreens are the new kale. Packed with nutrition and gleaming with life, microgreens make gardening and eating well easy. Grow...

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