No Dig Vegetable Garden AKA Lasagna Garden

No Dig, No Till, No Weeding , No Kidding, Mulch Queen Ruth Stout was the first person I read about that used the no dig gardening method.  Stout was born in 1884 and lived to be 96; by the 1950’s, she had written several books including how to have a green thumb without an aching …

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Starting Your Vegetable Seedlings Indoors

Why you should grow your own vegetable seedlings When you start your own seedlings indoors there is an excitement that comes from seeing those green sprouts emerge from the soil. You are on your way to growing delicious healthy vegetables to eat, beautiful flowering plants to look at and beneficial insects and butterflies to enjoy. …

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Figs – Nutritious Benefits

Figs are in Season.  Don’t miss the nutritional benefits that they can add to your diet! According to Dr. Mercola – “Figs are high in fiber and a good source of several essential minerals, including magnesium, manganese, calcium (which promotes bone density), copper, and potassium (which helps lower blood pressure), as well as vitamins, principally …

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