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

Get to Know Your Seeds: A Seed Type Guide

by | Friday, July 07, 2017 |
Learn what your seed labels mean!

We know it can be overwhelming looking at all the varieties of seeds and their types, reading terms like “microgreens seeds” and “sprouting seeds”, treated and untreated seeds, and heirloom and open-pollinated—you just hope that you’ll pick the right ones for you. We hope that the following article will help you understand seed identifiers and how it can help you purchase the best seed for you and your style of gardening.

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Green Fasting

by | Monday, April 17, 2017 |

Spring is a time of reawakening. It is notable in the green reappearing after a long absence and the blossoms rendered visible in the trees. The outdoors reflects what our bodies yearn for this time of year: rejuvenation. We yearn to shed the husks of hibernation and feel fresh energy again. But our bodies need a way to get rid of the toxins built up in the system, and living in this fast-paced . . .

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January: A Time for Planning

by | Friday, January 06, 2017 |

When the cold winds of January sweep over us, we know it’s time to start planning that spring garden. We break out the gardening journal (if you don’t use a gardening journal, we recommend that you do) and draw-up plans of how we’d like our garden to be laid out this year as well as a list of seeds that we’d like to grow and what area of the garden will be dedicated to them. It’s a perfect time to be thinking about what kinds of crops and which varieties you’d like to grow this year, especially...

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