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A New Greenhouse Design for Growing Vegetables in Dry Areas

I learned about this new development in dryland vegetable farming. It’s a greenhouse that is being developed in Ethiopia. The system is sort of a combination of condensation collection and greenhouse all in one. One of the challenges in drylands and desert, which is an increasing one for all of us in most places...

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What is companion planting?

Companion planting is planting two different types of plants together, so that they benefit from each other. One recent example paired alyssum, a flower, with lettuce. Traditionally-grown lettuce prices shot up in 2014 because many of them were overcome by aphids, tiny insect predators...

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Gardening Update on Back to Eden Method of Mulching

A little over a year ago, I posted about a video I had seen, The Garden of Eden, and that I was trying to use the method recommended, which was to get a truckload of wood chips and leaves to use for mulch. You...

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

Have you seen Ray Villafane’s amazing pumpkin carvings? If not, go check out the gallery on his website. http://villafanestudios.com/gallery/ His creativity and skill are jaw-dropping. If you’ve ever attempted...

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Question About Mayonnaise

I got a question from Bobbi: “Can you still consider it vegan if you make it with mayonnaise? Doesn’t mayonnaise have milk and eggs in it?” The answer is...

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A Recipe for Vegan Mayonnaise

You can buy commercial brands of vegan mayonnaise, but why not make your own? This recipe will take you less than 10 minutes with a blender. It will keep...

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Vegan Ice Cream Cookbook

Greens Reusable Fabric Tote

Fun Animal Poems, Facts, and Activities for Kids

Learn about Hawaii while you draw

A Gratefulness Journal with Prompts

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