07 Apr '11, 11pm

An Easier Way to Grow Vegetables - When I read the intro to Mel Bartholomew's book, Square Foot Gardening, I encount...

An Easier Way to Grow Vegetables - When I read the intro to Mel Bartholomew's book, Square Foot Gardening, I encount...

When I read the intro to Mel Bartholomew’s book, Square Foot Gardening , I encountered the story of my experience a few summers ago. With a zealous, optimistic heart, I helped begin a community garden. Having grown up a city mouse, I looked forward to a TV-free summer with my children, getting dirty, toting watering cans, working up an honest sweat and enjoying the sweet and savory fruits of our labor as we sketched and designed our first garden. Visions of luscious cherry tomatoes, flowering zucchini, aromatic rosemary, and edible flowers danced in my head. At last, I’d be fulfilling that fantasy of being one of those skilled women, in touch with nature, who grows good food to nourish her loved ones. The first few weeks were great…we prepared the soil, picked our seedlings, and found stones to outline the garden area. We placed our plants with care, learned all sorts of n...

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Cancer-Inhibiting Celery:

Cancer-Inhibiting Celery:

care2.com 06 Apr '11, 10pm

Celery’s reputation as a diet food in no way does justice to its culinary strengths and subtleties. Here’s a vegetable abo...

Living Your “Good Life” – Book Giveaway!: We are giving away a copy of Repacking Your Bags: Lighten Your Load fo...

Living Your “Good Life” – Book Giveaway!: We ar...

care2.com 09 Apr '11, 12pm

We are giving away a copy of Repacking Your Bags: Lighten Your Load for the Rest of Your Life by Richard J. Leider and Dav...

Q-Cells, You're on My List...In a Good Way!

Q-Cells, You're on My List...In a Good Way!

renewableenergyworld.com 07 Apr '11, 1pm

It's authentic. Have no idea if some part-time rock Q-Cells star in the company came up with this video and concept or the...

5 Vegan Comfort Food Recipes

care2.com 06 Apr '11, 12am

I find this food kind of depressing. It's like a college student who doesn't have experience cooking for him/herself, and ...

Swap Your Produce | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Swap Your Produce | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

care2.com 11 Apr '11, 6pm

Last week I wrote about planting an extra row in your garden to help those in need. And, I have also written about urban f...

Embracing Your Center

Embracing Your Center

care2.com 08 Apr '11, 6pm

Some people think that meditation takes time away from physical accomplishments. Taken to extremes, of course, that’s true...

Bear Cubs+Befriend+Baby+Tiger:

Bear Cubs+Befriend+Baby+Tiger:

care2.com 07 Apr '11, 7pm

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