Gardening from a Wheelchair

2' x 4' Elevated Cedar Planter Box

This guest post is written by Tim Smith.   There’s nothing like growing your own fresh vegetables. But having a disability does not mean the garden has to be off limits. The normal growing season is coming to an end in the Northern Hemisphere. But if you or someone you know couldn’t get out in […]

Where Can I Buy Non-GMO Seeds?

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When you’re planning your garden, one of the most important things to know is where to buy organic non-GMO seeds. The foundation of your organic garden is in the soil and and the seeds. If you have organic soil and use organic gardening methods but use seeds that have been grown with pesticides, herbicides, and […]

My Favorite Organic Pumpkin Bread Recipe

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Every fall I love to make pumpkin bread. Some years I even use fresh pumpkin, but usually I find a can of organic pumpkin at Trader Joe’s, as I did this year. Below you’ll find the recipe that I have been making on and off for over 45 years. This is one of my Aunt […]

How to Store Fresh Parsely

Keep fresh parsley, storing fresh herbs in refrigerator

I often get asked, “What is the best way to store fresh herbs?” Let’s talk things like parsley, dill, cilantro, basil, etc., herbs that are tender. If you are growing your own herbs, you can just go cut what you need from the garden when you need them. But at the end of the growing […]

How to Glean: Finding Free Fruits and Vegetables

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Gleaning is a time honored tradition of gathering food that is either left over from a harvest or left in the fields on purpose for people who don’t have enough food to eat. (Gleaning is even mentioned in the Bible in the book of Ruth and is the basis for quite a love story. If […]