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Out with the Bolting in with the Seeds

As I mentioned last week we have had some bolting greens in the community garden over the last few weeks due to record heat and no rain. Our collards were the first to go followed shortly after by the spinach. Those spring greens just couldn’t take the heat. Luckily for us temperatures have now settled [...]

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Have No Fear Direct Sowing is Here!

We have talked a lot about seed starting over the last few months. You have seen our seeds sprout, grow into strong little seedlings and make their way to their permanent garden home. Starting seeds indoors give your plants the best chance of a healthy survival. However, there are plenty of plants out there that [...]

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Maximize Growing Space with Intercropping

Gardening in small spaces can be a challenge and often gardeners result in choosing just a few plants to grow because of space limitations. This however does not need to be the case; a gardener can plant twice the plants in the same space using intercropping. Intercropping is when two or more crops are growing [...]

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Recipe of the Week: Sweet Potato and Arugula Salad with Ginger Vinaigrette

  Arugula has a mild peppery flavor and is a good source of calcium, iron, zinc and potassium. It is also high in vitamin A, K and folic acid. A nutritious winter salad that makes a great main course or side dish.   INGREDIENTS 3 sweet potatoes, cut into 1″cubes 1 Tablespoon olive oil Salt & [...]

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