Reduce, reuse, recycle doesn’t always have to be practical!  Heck, it can be fun, inspirational and add a vignette to your garden — a small visually-appealing area that brings you joy.  Not sure where to begin?  These 14 ideas will get you started (including the above crafty creation by Curly Crafted Mom).  Unleash your creative Read More →

Picture this…you send your 14 year old to the garden to harvest fresh herbs while you start the stir fry.  Thyme, oregano, basil, sage, rosemary…yum!  He/she gets confused – is this thyme or oregano?  Crafts by Amanda has a most creative solution!  These DIY painted rock garden  markers will empower your garden helpers to harvest Read More →

Two thumbs up, Whole Foods!  Way to go!   Whole Foods Market is partnering with High Mowing Organic Seeds to sell 100,000 packets of wildflower seeds for $1.00 each and 100% of the sale price goes to The Xerces Society’s pollinator conservation efforts!  Eat Organic, Plant Wildflowers….Protect Pollinators! We’ve talked about the importance of pollinators. Read More →

Ever hear the saying: “An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away”?  Well, in this case, an apple a day might remind us to take good care of our available food-producing land!  A long time ago (in the 70’s?) someone came up with an idea to use an apple to demonstrate that our world has Read More →

Permaculture.  Interesting word – Ecofriendly living!  So, what is it?  I decided to find out – WOW!  I opened the door to a whole new perspective and a potential life-long journey! Permaculture Institute, Permaculture Principles,  a trailer video of a documentary in the works called “INHABIT – A PERMACULTURE PERSPECTIVE” (by Costa Boutsikaris) and an Organic Gardening Read More →