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LI CSA Fair at the Cinema Arts Centre

March 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Thought I’d share some info about the upcoming CSA fair this weekend at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington and help spread the word about supporting local farming.
Last year I joined up with the Huntington CSA for Halsey’s Green Thumb Organic Farm and really enjoyed picking up fresh produce each week. In previous years, I [...]

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28 Photos of Natural Long Island

January 20th, 2011 · No Comments

This blog has been neglected!
One of the reasons is because I am concentrating on a web design business.
I am proud of the content on this blog and wish to do more with it soon enough.
However, my love for this beautiful island is still here and I wanted to share some new Long Island related content [...]

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Announcement: Healthy Cooking Class in Port Washington

June 3rd, 2010 · No Comments

Hey Readers,

I am teaching in Port Washington next Tuesday, June 9th, 2010 and  want to extent an invitation to readers of this web site to attend with a discount.  We will be covering topics such as whole grains, good fats, storage techniques and how to pick great ingredients. Here are the details (click the picture [...]

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Tags: Long Island · Medicinal · Organic Gardening Techniques · Recipes

Top Ten Reasons To Use Native Plants In Your Landscape and More…

September 7th, 2009 · 13 Comments

Using Native Plants in your landscape is a win-win for you and the environment.  Here are the top ten reasons to use native plants in your landscape:

Once Established, Native Plants Require Little Care and Maintenance
Native Plants Save Money on Landscaping Cost
Native Plants Are Pest and Disease Resistant
Once Established, Native Plants Require No Watering
Once Established, Native [...]

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Tags: Flowers · Go Green · Long Island · Medicinal · Organic Gardening Techniques · Seeds · Shrubs · Trees · Vegetables

Long Island Organic Landscapers List

August 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Pesticides and Herbicides are poison, plain and simple.  They were created to help us manage pests such as harmful insects, arachnids, rodents and weeds.
Unfortunately, whatever is lethal to a pest or a weed will usually cause illness in human adults and even more severe symptoms in children and pets. They are poison for our families [...]

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Tags: Go Green · Insects · Long Island · Organic Gardening Techniques

The List! – Visit the Beautiful Gardens and Estates of Long Island

August 2nd, 2009 · 2 Comments

Got gardening fever? Love horticulture, botanics and the like? Head out to one of Long Island’s Gardens and Estates right around the corner and enjoy some beautiful gardens as well as a great architecture and history.
To the home gardener, a trip to someone else’s garden/estate can renew inspiration and appreciation for the art of gardening.  [...]

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Integrative Doctors in Long Island to New York City

January 21st, 2009 · 13 Comments

Have you ever wanted to see a doctor and have him/her prescribe ginger mint tea rather than stool softener?  Or echinacea (immune booster) tincture when you feel a cold coming on rather than wait for it to get worse and then have to resort to antibiotics?  How about cleaning out the colon to improve overall [...]

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Follow the life of a plant.

April 6th, 2008 · 1 Comment

This blog began with an inspiration to follow the life, death, and resourcefulness of the plants in my garden.  I also wanted to find out what my fellow gardeners were up to as well.  I am working how to make this site a community place (in addition to just adding comments to my blog entries), [...]

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Local Long Island Honey Resource – Raw and Unprocessed

November 22nd, 2007 · 8 Comments

I was browsing the Craigslist Farm and Garden section of Long Island (my article about Craigslist) and came across the following ad for local unprocessed and raw honey (3 varieties – spring, summer, fall). I am just going to copy the ad in here:

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Wildman Steve Brill’s “Into the Wild” Adventure

November 10th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Last Sunday, Jen and I went on a nature walk with the “Wildman” Steve Brill. The premise of his walks is to learn about foraging for edible plants in the wild. He is a quirky man with loads of information about nature and local plants. He made music from his mouth by [...]

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