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Video: Vandana Shiva: The Future of Food

October 10th, 2009 · No Comments

These videos (courtesy of Cooking Up A Story) are part of an interview held with Vadana Shiva.
It was inspiring to me so I decided to republish it here with all three videos:
Cooking Up A Story: Food News
This 3-part series of interviews with Dr. Vandana Shiva about the future of food is one of the most [...]

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Tags: Go Green · Medicinal · Organic Gardening Techniques · Seeds · Trees · Vegetables · Video

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

Starting Impatiens From Seed

March 18th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Anybody else tired of paying high dollar for Impatiens?
If you have the space under the grow lights or in the greenhouse, you can benefit from starting them from seed.  I started a tray of them three to five days ago now (early to mid March) and they are starting to sprout up nicely.  Considering they [...]

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Welcome 2008 – Planning This Years Garden

January 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

Now is the time to start thinking about the garden of 2008. Start asking your friends and family what they want you to grow or just pick em yourself. When selecting seeds, a little preparation and planning can go a long way.
First, you need to know the basics when planning the Garden
So far, [...]

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Winter Hibernation – Are you getting too many catalogs?

January 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The garden is sleeping but the garlic is growing. The parsley is still there. So is the thyme. So is the rosemary.  So is the kale, brussel sprouts, carrots, and cabbage.  Sounds like I still have a garden out there.
We’ve had a light winter so far and as the seed [...]

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