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organic

  • Rose Garden Puerh Tocha Tea
    Food

    Why You Should Drink Organic Tea

    It’s tea season! While cold outside, millions of people across the globe drink tea in order to stay warm and cozy inside. Tea represents a morning indulgence for me as I…

  • Bobs Red Mill Gluten Free Flour Grind
    Food

    What is in Our Grain and Bread

    On a trip to Oregon’s Mount Hood Territory last season I was excited to learn from the PR team at Clackamas County Tourism & Cultural Affairs that I’d essentially won the organic/gmo-free…

  • Tropical jungle garden with Swiss Chard
    Garden

    Planting Swiss Chard in Fall

    Planting Swiss chard ‘Bright Lights’ in the late summer and fall works just as well as planting in early spring. While Swiss chard is a semi-hardy vegetable crop, it is still…

  • Living Wall Herbal Cocktail Garden Planting
    Garden

    Grow Herbs in the Fall

    Remember last season when I taught you how to plant an Easy Herbal Cocktail Garden Living Wall? Fall is the perfect time to replant herbs in your living walls for a…

  • First Frost Date Chart from the NOAA
    Garden

    When to Stop Fertilizing a Fall Vegetable Garden

    Knowing when to curtail fertilizing a vegetable garden is as important as knowing when to start fertilizing because of environmental concerns. According to studies by the University of MassAmherst. Their research…

  • WaterEase Programmable Timer
    Garden

    3 Best Water Saving Tips for the Garden

    With August upon us and hot temperatures baking our gardens, it’s time to investigate ways to save water. Below are three awesome water saving tips for the garden that might help…

  • Self Watering Garden Container Trudrop
    Garden

    Best Self-Watering Garden Container

    Self-watering garden containers – I have been sent dozens of them to try by various manufacturers and have covered a few of their stories on my website. And while they have…

  • Butterfly Weed Asclepias tuberosa native plant
    Garden

    How To Plant a Butterfly Weed Video

    Last season I wrote about the butterfly weed and how to plant it. Please go HERE FOR THE LINK and learn all kinds of 411 about this fantastic butterfly attracting plant.…

  • Rose Photo copyright Shawna Coronado
    Garden

    How to Organically Fertilize Roses

    Summer woes — I have noticed that a few of my roses are not looking as perky as I’d like. How to solve that? Add some organic fertilizer at the base…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • Elevated Planter Box in Garden with Plants
    Garden

    How To Plant an Elevated Garden Bed

    Surviving degenerative osteoarthritis or other physical conditions means that you can still have an amazing vegetable garden. One of my goals since being diagnosed with osteoarthritis has been to change the…

  • Organic Cotton Sheets After Washing
    Life

    Why Use Organic Cotton

    Every day of my life there’s a battle being waged over my extreme allergies. I have a lot of them – I’m basically allergic to the world. Sadly, I am particularly…

  • How to Design a Wavy Garden Bed with Path © copyright Shawna Co
    Food Garden Life

    Gardens As Art

    When I first started gardening at my current home, I did it as an enthusiastic substitution for painting. I love to paint, but when we bought this home I had a…


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