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Information and tips about gardening, wheatgrass, sprouting, juicing, and living foods.

Consume Better to Kill Sugar Cravings

by | Thursday, March 16, 2017 |

Lately, I’ve been getting serious about quitting my sugar addiction. In the past, I’ve gone a couple days abstaining from sugar, feeling pretty good about myself until the cravings cause me to dive back into eating an abundance of sweets with a vengeance. Sugar cravings are the leading cause of people falling off of their diet wagons, according to Dr. Axe, and I can attest to that. The craving for sugar is a powerful one, and working to kill that craving, may be the key to helping people get...

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March: From The Ground Up

by | Thursday, March 09, 2017 |

It is about this time when your garden vegetables are germinating, poking through their little starter pots and pellets, reminding you that transplanting time is on the horizon. It is at this stage that you may have realized that you haven’t prepared you’re the soil in your garden plot. Of course, all the advice you’ve received to take steps to replenish your garden soil in the fall has gone out the window. But there are some simple steps to take to revitalize your soil up to just 2 weeks...

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Sprouts and Microgreens: Enzyme Powerhouse and Teaching Aid

by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017 |

Growing initiatives in schools and community centers around the country are teaching kids and members of the community how to grow their own sprouts and microgreens and the health benefits of including them in their diets. We see the importance of educating kids and adults about these high-nutrition food sources because, in this day and age, clean food packed with nutrients is hard to come by and eating sprouts fills you with the nutrients to lead to longer and fuller years. One thing both...

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February: Sowing For Springtime Prosperity

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017 |

Last month, we talked about planning your garden and gathering the seeds you’d like to start growing this spring. Well, now is the time to get sowing indoors or in a greenhouse. We focused on preparing to sow tomatoes and peppers last month, but they are among several vegetable crops that must be started indoors to ensure their springtime prosperity. Here is a list of those vegetable crops and varieties that we recommend: Broccoli Waltham 29 – Produces large to medium heads and withstands cold...

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