Spring is officially here!! What better way to herald its arrival than by sprouting, planting and eating some garlic. And taking a video of the process and results! I had a few garlic cloves beginning to sprout while still in their head, so I decided to try something I’d recently seen posted on Instagram: Root… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Gardening
Grow Veggies From Scraps, Part 2
I’m passionate about living and promoting vibrant health. I’m also rabidly green when it comes to reducing waste and “using everything up”, as my grandma used to say. This is particularly true of food, resulting in lots of tricks and practices I do to minimize useable food scraps going to compost. Vegetable peelings, inedible stalks… Read more »
Does This Make Sense: Using a Carcinogen to Kill an Anti-Cancer Plant?
Are you killing an anti-cancer drug with a cancer-causing herbicide? If you’re spraying “weeds” such as dandelion with Roundup, you are doing this very thing. Check out this great article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/is-an-anti-cancer-drug-growing-in-your-front-lawn.html Forget the Roundup and other herbicides. Let the dandelions grow, then head outside and gather some for your next salad.** ** Remember to select… Read more »
Grow Veggies From Scraps!
Grow great greens and vegetables from trimmed ends & scraps of organic veggies instead of putting them in the compost or giving them to the chickens, even though both of these options are good and valiant alternatives to throwing the food in the trash 🙂 You will harvest some lovely young greens from what was… Read more »
Dandelions (Taraxacum officinale) are everywhere now! In my lawn, sneaking through the crack in the pavement, contributing color and nutrients to my salad bowl and even taking up a page in the book I’m reading. While so many despise its strong survival skills that can lead to a dandelion carpet in just a few seasons,… Read more »