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|7/18/2013 - It makes sense that cultivating a garden of any type can help one's state of mind, even preventing or resolving issues of depression. Focusing on nourishing plant life takes one's attention to nature and away from negative "stinkin' thinkin'" that fosters depression.
The energy field of natural settings...|
|7/10/2013 - One of the biggest challenges that organic gardeners have long faced is invasive pests, which as you may well know tend to target food crops that have not been treated with toxic pesticides. But maintaining a truly organic garden is not an impossible task, especially if you are willing to take the time...|
|6/21/2013 - No-till gardening is a natural method of gardening that rejects mechanical means of horticulture, such as compacting, plowing, eroding and degrading the earth using tools and machines, in favor of less aggressive means that encourage soil fertility. Advocates of the no-till method believe that tilling...|
|5/14/2013 - Including a backyard water garden in your yard surrounded with colorful heirloom flowers, vegetables and fruits can increase your property value and provide you with an oasis of tranquility. Although garden pond maintenance may be an unpleasant task, it's necessary for keeping your pond fountains and...|
|4/22/2013 - An aggressive war on drugs initiative in America's heartland recently crossed the legal threshold in a major way, prompting one Kansas couple to fight back against this unprovoked tyranny with a lawsuit. Adlynn and Robert Harte of Leawood, Kansas, two former CIA agents, recently had their home raided...|
|4/12/2013 - Driven by consumer choice, the U.S. organic industry grew by 9.5 percent overall in 2011 to reach $31.5 billion in sales. This organic sector continues to show steady growth and has been for the past 15 years, according to the Organic Trade Association's (OTA) web site. Why has the organic sector shown...|
|3/26/2013 1:38:59 PM - Certain forward-thinking folks are reinventing farming as we know it. Indoor, organic urban farms growing food vertically using hydroponic and aquaponic principles, are sprouting around the country. The push for alternative methods of raising food follow in part, on the heels of local governments outlawing...|
|3/26/2013 - Lasagna gardening is a method of gardening that requires no tilling or weeding from the gardener, yet produces rich and fluffy soil. Also called 'sheet composting,' lasagna gardening involves building layers and layers of organic matter in a designated area of the garden, waiting until they compost,...|
|3/18/2013 - Whether you're planting a vegetable garden or designing a back yard garden landscaping project, if you're not starting with seeds, it's important to buy healthy nursery plants from the start.
Shopping for plants for a garden landscaping job or to add some color to your windowsill is usually a pleasurable...|
|1/11/2013 - An Orlando-area couple that faced prosecution from city officials over their front-yard garden in November is in hot water once again after refusing to dig up their veggies, only this time they are facing stiff financial penalties for their non-compliance.
According to the Florida chapter of the...|
|12/12/2012 - This article follows up on Mike Adams' devastating pieces exposing Dr. Oz and a coordinated high-level assault on organic food.
How high does this assault on organic food go?
Soon after her husband's...|
|12/4/2012 - This article follows up on Mike Adams' devastating pieces exposing Dr. Oz and a coordinated high-level assault on organic food.
How high does this assault on organic food go?
Soon after her husband's...|
|11/15/2012 - In a bid to perpetuate a growing culture of dependency, authorities in Orlando, Fla., are trying to force a resident to dig up a vegetable garden he planted in his front yard, saying the plot of produce is a violation of city ordinances.
According to local reports, Jason Helvingston, who planted...|
|10/18/2012 12:16:40 PM - Jack had it right when he planted the magic seeds that grew into a sky high beanstalk. Not only did he stumble upon the principles of vertical gardening; but Jack also discovered the path to abundance and self-reliance when he realized he could provide for himself and his family as a result of the riches...|
|10/3/2012 - Less than a day before it was set to be fully harvested, a community food garden planted by "Occupy Gardens" volunteers in Queens Park, Toronto, back in May was forcibly destroyed and removed by City of Toronto workers in what appears to have been an act of spiteful, "Big Brother" oppression. Toronto...|
|9/19/2012 - Purple carrots, raspberry bushes and a bounty of schoolyard-grown vegetables are sprouting up around the nation. Edible schoolyards are teaching children about sustainability, nutrition and the fun of growing, cooking and eating their own food. As more of these gardens germinate from an idea to a full...|
|9/10/2012 - With the rash of veggie and herb garden raids on front yard gardens, it appears a fenced-in back yard garden is better if there is sunlight. Using creative solutions for gardening in small spaces is also a good idea.
All the gardening suggestions mentioned here will require more research if you wish...|
|8/15/2012 - The superfood designation has been applied mostly to exotic food sources that contain very little bulk, few calories, but are high in nutritional value. Many of them, for example, chlorella or spirulina, are beyond home gardening capacity.
Disease healing and preventative herbs are well within the...|
|8/12/2012 - I've got tree frogs in my garden! As the pictures below show in up-close detail, these tree frogs like to climb our broccoli plants. It's not just one frog, either; we've got dozens of frogs climbing around the garden, appearing each night and often singing with their high-pitched, cricket-like sounds.
|8/6/2012 - A Canadian couple that has been growing a beautiful, meticulously-maintained front yard vegetable and herb garden has been ordered by city officials to uproot most of it by September 1 or else face lofty fines. CBC News and others are reporting that the town of Drummondville in Quebec is actually planning...|
|6/27/2012 - Whether you're a city mouse or a country mouse -- with a high-rise patio or 1000 acres -- building an herb spiral near your kitchen allows you to partake in the sustainable permaculture revolution and have fresh organic culinary herbs at your fingertips. An herb spiral is a compact vertical garden built...|
|6/20/2012 - An Oklahoma woman is the latest victim of government terrorism after City of Tulsa code enforcement officials came to her house and illegally tore up her entire edible garden, which contained over 100 varieties of medicinal plants. Denise Morrison was in full compliance with local laws concerning her...|
|6/19/2012 - The city of Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, is trying to intimidate local resident Karl Tricamo into removing his organic, front-yard produce garden for what it says are numerous violations of local zoning laws. However, Ferguson's zoning laws do not, in fact, prohibit the type of garden...|
|6/15/2012 - From edible landscaping to biointensive gardening, Americans around the nation are discovering the financial beauty of creating practical solutions to our food woes. Beyond the dangers of GMO's and industrial farming, a basic fact remains: food costs are skyrocketing. Savvy individuals are recognizing...|
|6/4/2012 - The relatively modest, two-and-a-half acre plot of formerly unused land behind the Wild Radish Health Store in Greenville, South Carolina, is quickly burgeoning into a cornucopia of organic squash, kale, blueberries and other fresh fruits and vegetables. Thanks to the vision of one local man with a...|
|5/13/2012 - Companion planting for pest control and to encourage plants to grow with more vigor has fascinated men for centuries; however, few backyard gardeners know how to use these natural methods for organic sustainability and how to improve your garden. Plants that work together to help one another grow; plants...|
|5/11/2012 - During World Wars I and II, private citizens were encouraged to plant Victory gardens in an effort to support the war effort and take the strain off the food industry, providing more food for citizens living at home. Little gardens popped up all over the country and they were called Victory gardens...|
|4/28/2012 - There is nothing like enjoying the fruits of your labor, literally! The seeds you just planted turn out as little shoots and flowers until they grow into bulbs and finally young little things waiting for their weaning. Picking the tomatoes and leafy greens you've been waiting to grow for weeks, can...|
|4/25/2012 4:48:06 PM - It's springtime and along with May flowers come infestations of every kind of ant, taking over house and yard. Many ants bite, and most are unwelcome visitors that are difficult to exterminate, such as carpenter and fire ants. How to get rid of ants without using toxic poisons around your home and garden?...|
|4/20/2012 - The Fresno Police Department (FPD) in California is the subject of a new lawsuit alleging extreme abuse by some of its officers that ended in a man dying. According to Courthouse News Service (CNS), unnamed officers repeatedly tasered Raul Rosas, a father of several small children, pepper-sprayed him,...|
|3/7/2012 - Permaculture is a fundamental approach to food production and urban renewal, water, energy and pollution. It is based on the ethics of caring for people and our planet. It is about growing your own healthy food, being resourceful and environmentally responsible. Permaculture concepts, design principles...|
|2/28/2012 - Growing your own herbs can add a new dimension to your cooking and give you the opportunity to save money by making your own herbal teas, tinctures and salves. Some people think herb gardening is an option only available to those who have access to a plot of land, but this is not true. Even if you live...|
|2/22/2012 - Organic gardening avoids the use of chemicals to make plants grow or protect them from insects, relying instead on natural gardening principles used for thousands of years. Permaculture organic gardening goes a step further and also emphasizes growing plants sustainably, working with rather than against...|
|1/24/2012 - Companion planting is the ancient technique of planting different crops in close proximity that can provide benefits to each other. For example, the famous three sisters planting widely used by native people across North America involved planting beans to fix nitrogen in the soil, corn for the beans...|
|12/4/2011 - A Denver, Co., public school has set the bar high for reconnecting the next generation of children with the food they eat. ABC 7 News in Denver reports that Denver Green School (DGS), an urban "innovation" school, has brought new life to an unused, one-acre athletic field by turning it into an organic...|
|12/2/2011 - Frequently asked questions are: "I have some old Bentonite clay that has been sitting in the garage and now it smells like gasoline. Can I still use it?" "I ordered clay hastily and got the cheap clay that turned out to be gritty and non-effective. What can I do with it now?" Don't throw that clay away!...|
|9/2/2011 - Since hanging out in Texas over the last few months, I've been working hard on my garden, improving the soil, and raising my chickens which are now producing eggs. Yesterday I made an omelet with my farm-fresh eggs and herbs picked right out of the garden. Check out the picture below of some of what...|
|8/27/2011 - The motives of feeding the world and ending hunger are expressed to keep critics at bay. Although some real issues are occasionally addressed successfully, scientists are prone to meddle with nature without investigating potential hazards.
And there are those, including this author, who say the short...|
|8/14/2011 - Food prices are skyrocketing all across the globe, and there's no end in sight. The United Nations says food inflation is currently at 30% a year, and the fast-eroding value of the dollar is causing food prices to appear even higher (in contrast to a weakening currency). As the dollar drops in value...|
|7/27/2011 - Where blighted or abandoned land sits idle in vacant lots or on street meridians, under park benches or in the bare areas under trees, look for a latter day Johnny Appleseed to take aim. Under the radar of city planners and police, they may call their covert activities pavement pimping or guerilla or...|
|7/25/2011 - Not only is having a green thumb a great way to stay healthier and happier, but new research shows it can actually protect you from cancer.
Noted cancer treatment and research center M.D. Anderson, at the University of Texas, found in a study that time spent gardening once or twice a week can reduce...|
|7/25/2011 - Allowing your kids to play with the garden hose, filling the inflatable kiddie pool, nourishing your garden with hose water -- these all seem like harmless activities. However, research is now proving otherwise.
Many commercially bought water hoses contain dangerously high levels of lead which leech...|
|7/15/2011 - The human practice of growing food from and amongst the trees goes back millennia. There are examples of food forests, or forest gardens, in Vietnam and Morocco stretching back hundreds and thousands of years respectively. Much of the east coast of North America was managed this way by the native peoples...|
|7/11/2011 - The anti-food tyrants are at it again, this time threatening a Michigan woman with fines and jail time for her "crime" of daring to plant tomatoes and peppers in her front yard. Your help is needed to take action and fire off an avalanche of complaints against the local bureaucrats in Michigan who are...|
|5/6/2011 - Do you want everything that goes down your drain winding up on your backyard produce? Well that's what happens to those who use organic compost made with municipal sewage.
More than half of the 15 trillion gallons of sewage flushed annually by Americans ends up in a fertilizer product and those products...|
|4/17/2011 - April is National Gardening Month. If you have never considered growing your own fruits, vegetables and herbs, here are 10 reasons to start now.
1. Gardening is delicious. Homegrown produce, especially juicy tomatoes and fresh basil, are usually tastier than when store-bought. Plant what your family...|
|1/1/2011 - The organic and sustainable development movements begin with the production of fertile soils. Sustainable development aims for a drastic reduction in the use of inorganic products. Individuals can all contribute to reducing the use of inorganic products. Using worms to produce compost is one of the...|
|11/22/2010 - Local governments across the United States are increasingly replacing lawns and ornamental landscapes with gardens and orchards to provide free food for their residents.
"I want people to see city hall differently -- that it's our public land, and that it works for us and with us," said Sallie...|
|8/17/2010 - It's time to review two of the industry's most popular superfood products: Raw Meal from Garden of Life (www.GardenofLife.com) and Boku Superfood from the Boku Superfood company (www.BokuSuperfood.com). I'll also mention some other notable and important superfood products at the conclusion of this article.
|7/12/2010 - A new study conducted for Britain's Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has found that encouraging children to learn gardening boosts their development by helping them become happier, more confident, and more resilient. In addition, gardening also helps teach children patience and the benefits of a healthy...|
|5/8/2010 - The first and most important thing a healthy garden needs is strong, nutritious soil to grow in. To grow your superfoods, you'll need to properly maintain your soil so that it will provide you with excellent, tasty, organic produce for years to come.
Soil husbandry used to be the foundation of farming....|
|5/3/2010 - The foundation of a healthy, bountiful garden is its soil. Most any ground can become a good garden with the right care and maintenance. There`s no need to buy a bunch of potting or garden soil from the store either. The best soil is that which you build yourself, naturally. It`s easier to do than you...|
|4/23/2010 - Growing your own organic garden may be easier than you think. Not only does growing your own organic produce fill you with an incredible sense of gratification, but it also ensures that it is 100% untouched by chemicals. When you have produce right out in your own back yard, it is always guaranteed...|
|4/16/2010 - Growing your own food for health, fun, and sustainability is a no-brainer. You can grow your own superfoods,1 tasty morsels, and more and you don`t need a lot of space or know-how to do it. Now is the time to get started if you plan to grow your own food this year.
Seed starting is simply...|
|3/19/2010 - When most people think of the term "superfood," they think of exotic fruits or imported vegetables from places with foreign names and distant locales. In reality, many of the foods you likely eat and even grow in your own garden are superfoods.
The common definition of a superfood is any food (fruit,...|
|3/13/2010 - With winter finally winding down it's time to start thinking about spring and all the lawn care that will need to be done. Everyone wants a beautiful yard they can be proud of. Many people rush out and buy fertilizers and weed killers to spray on their lawns in hopes to have that beautiful coveted green...|
|8/10/2009 - When gardeners get to late summer, they begin to think about their harvest and winter time plans. Often overlooked by the home or hobby gardener, though, is the fall garden. This can be one of the most productive times for a garden, rather than the winding down and cleanup many consider it to be.
|6/21/2009 - The economic downturn has led to a concurrent resurgence in the popularity of backyard food gardening, according to industry surveys and analysis of this year's seed orders.
"People's home grocery budget got absolutely shredded, and now we've seen just this dramatic increase in the demand for our...|
|2/23/2009 - The Telegraph reported that "26% [of residents in Britain] are growing their own fruit and vegetables" . One-quarter of British populations now choose gardening at home in order to improve their quality of life during difficult times. As a result, this has helped many UK residents to considerably...|
|2/11/2009 - Many scientific studies have begun to conclude that organic gardening is beneficial for every level of life: soil, plants and animals, insects, water and air quality, as well as our own mental and physical health. Certain conventional farming practices have led to increases of pollutants in our air,...|
|1/26/2009 - Nothing gives a boost in the dead of winter like planning for the earth's awakening in the spring. This year more people than ever will reunite with nature through their victory gardens. Last seen at the end of the World War II, these gardens have come to represent our fight to regain control of our...|
|8/23/2008 - Victory gardens are popping up all over. Last seen during World War II, these gardens now represent our fight to regain control of our lives and our health. They are the first battlefields against the increasing corporate tyranny, a battle that may end with us throwing off the philosophy of every man...|
|5/24/2008 - The Season of Spring is lavish with its abundance. Before we even ask, nature blesses us with every shade of color and profusion of green. Far and wide, beauties of nature are bursting forth with new growth and blossoms. Our copious supply abounds everywhere. Everyone is relieved spring has finally...|
|3/4/2008 - An initiative to encourage healthy food choices and at the same time educate children about growing and cooking foods has the endorsement of the Australian Federal Government for a rollout of the program to schools around Australia.
The concept called "A Kitchen Garden" is designed for children in...|
|2/21/2007 - There's a new countertop herb garden device on the market called "AeroGarden," and it's being sold by catalog companies, online retailers and even some home product stores. Marketing text written about the AeroGarden device claims the unit, "...uses aeroponics, a form of gardening tested by NASA and...|
|6/16/2006 - I just had an out-of-body customer service experience. This customer service experience was so outstanding I almost thought I was dreaming. The company I'm talking about is Gardeners -- found at gardeners.com. It's a company that sells supplies for, of course, people who garden. Since I do a fair amount...|
|1/25/2006 - Mike: I'm here today with Jordan Rubin, the chairman of Garden Of Life. Jordan, your books and products have been taking the nutritional world by storm. To what do you owe this success, and what is coming up in terms of products or information that people might be interested in learning about?
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|5/22/2005 - In this article, we'll take a closer look at some of the more interesting products and issues we're uncovering these days. There’s a product that I highly recommend for those that want a nutritious food bar made with real food, and not a bunch of processed or manufactured ingredients. It's called LaraBar,...|
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