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Grow Your Own Salad

On June 13, 2012 By


Warming days and spring rains signal the start of the summer growing season.  You do not need a lot to be a gardener:  a few pots and a bag of planting mix.  Even in a few containers you can grow enough to make a salad that tastes great and is very low in […]

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Keep Your Garden Growing

On March 21, 2012 By

Is your garden a few carefully-tended pots on the windowsill?

Or do you have a plot outside that lets you spread out the shrubs, flowers and vegetables?  You can keep the garden growing, no matter the size, by planting these concepts along with your seeds.


1. Go for vertical gardening, using trellises, teepees and cages […]

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Get Active!

On November 23, 2011 By

You already know that physical activity will help you feel better and enjoy life.  Being active means not only planned exercise, but also adding more activity during your daily comings and goings.  What a great way to get started!

You can start with just 5 or 10 minutes, or as much as you can […]

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There is no doubt gardening can increase both your health and well being.  It provides a therapeutic activity while giving seniors easy access to fresh ingredients for cooking.  If your vegetable gardening is limited by insufficient space, you may want to consider raising fresh, nutritious, homegrown vegetables in containers. A window sill, a patio, […]

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We will continue in our two-part series on container gardening, a great way to enjoy the benefits of a garden with limited space and resources!

Seeding and Transplanting:

Vegetables that can be easily transplanted are best suited for container gardening. Transplants may be purchased from local nurseries or can be grown at home. Seeds […]

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