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  • Blossom End Rot
    Garden

    3 Tips to Prevent Blossom End Rot

    As soon as I recovered from the evil Japanese beetles, I look out and see my tomatoes with Blossom End Rot, which is created when the tomato plant does not absorb…

  • Antiinflammatory Breakfast Recipe Eggs Basil Olive Oil
    Food Wellness

    Anti-inflammatory Breakfast Recipe

    This month I have reintroduced rice for my anti-inflammatory elimination diet for my osteoarthritis condition. Rice opens up a whole new world because many of the products which are “gluten-free” are…

  • juicing juices
    Food Wellness

    Scientific Evidence on Juicing

    Juice. I love it. When I was diagnosed with severe degenerative osteoarthritis I did some research on juicing. I have been working with my certified nutritionist to try to discover what…

  • Plants of Steel Living Wall Shade Garden
    Garden

    Living Wall Cone Container Garden How To

    Looking for a new garden project, but have the mid-summer can’t-find-the-perfect-plant blues because the garden centers are cleared out? I have the living wall cone planter solution for you that will…

  • White Lavender Plant Photo copyright Shawna Coronado
    Garden Photography and Travel

    How to Grow Lavender

    Oregon is known for it’s amazing lavender fields, so when traveling to Oregon’s Mount Hood Territory, I wanted to explore flowering fields and learn more about growing the plant. Chris Mulder…

  • Vodka and Soda Scent Hint
    Food

    Best Vodka and Soda Cocktail with a Scent Hint

    You all know I am currently living the anti-inflammatory diet for my osteoarthritis. Frankly, there is no way we can consider liquor anti-inflammatory. Yet I have found that I can occasionally…

  • Davey Tree Specialists copyright Shawna Coronado
    Garden

    Care for Trees

    We are coming upon the time when drought is a concern in parts of the country and care for trees is super critical. Trees provide shade for our homes and can…

  • Pond view in suburban Chicago copyright Shawna Coronado
    Garden

    Pond Tour in Chicagoland 2016

    There is something magical that happens when you sit next to a pond or running water feature. Your heart rate decreases, you breathe easier, you touch nature a little more closely,…

  • Cabbageworms Eating Kale
    Garden

    Cabbageworm Damage and Organic Control

    Have little green worms on your vegetables? These might be cabbageworms and they can damage a vegetable crop. Cole crops are the most susceptible – kale, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, turnips, collards,…

  • Plant a Bar Top View Garden copyright Shawna Coronado
    Garden

    A Garden Bar

    You all know I have this fascination for herbal cocktails. And no, herbal cocktails are not a part of my anti-inflammatory diet I set up for my osteoarthritis. Yet mixing up…

  • No Grain No Dairy Eggs Benedict
    Food

    Poached Egg Recipe

    Being on a no dairy, no grain, anti-inflammatory diet can be intensely challenging when I travel — lots of places cook with soy or corn oil and most everything is served…