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    Yard to Table: 5 Tips for Keeping it Simple

    Growing your own food is rewarding and a healthy choice; it also can save money in your family food budget. It also can be easy, especially if you keep it as simple as possible. Here are 5 tips to make growing food for your kitchen easier and more fun:

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    You Can Grow – Spinach and Other Tasty Greens

    October is National Spinach Month! Popeye the Sailor Man claimed “I’m strong to the “finich,” ’cause I eats me spinach.” But many people simply do not like the taste or texture of the leafy green. I understand – – but luckily, there are a number of other tasty greens to grow this month! Best of all, there is no back-breaking…

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    Love Salad? Grow Lettuce in a Pot!

    Nothing from the grocery store can compare with the fresh taste of leafy greens grown in your own garden. One of the easiest vegetables to grow is lettuce. If you grow vegetables in your backyard, you know the joy and reward of harvesting your own produce and lettuce probably plays a big part in what you plant each year. But,…

  • 5 Vegetable and Herb Seeds to Start Indoors

    Growing food is one of the most rewarding activities we can do for—and even with—our family. You can get a jump start on your growing season by starting some seeds indoors a few months before normal planting time. Here are 5 of my favorites that are easy to start from seed indoors: