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Gardening 101 for Families

July 9, 2013 in Family, Gardening by family

If you’re new to gardening, you might feel intimidated by all the things you need to know; soil condition, climate, zone, tools, seed varieties, methods, and more. It can be overwhelming to know where or how to begin. Here are some resources:: Contact your local county extension office. Every state has extension offices listed by county. Extension services generally offer gardening tips for your area, as well as classes. Your Local college. Universities and community colleges usually offer classes Full Article [...]

Genesis: Day One of my Back To Eden Mulch & Biochar Garden

June 22, 2013 in Gardening by Chardale Irvine

I am a rookie gardener.  I have moved so much and often lived in harsh and arid environments that made gardening unappealling.  But now I'm in Florida and it looks like we will be here for awhile.  My initial foray into gardening was to plant seedlings in the house and sprout them on the window sill.  I worried over those tiny plants almost as much as I had my kids but at some point I realized that there was a hand bigger than mine at work.  No matter how many tiny seeds I plant it never ceases Full Article [...]