Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2015’

8 Things to Love about Raised Garden Beds​

8 Things to Love about Raised Garden Beds​

Double-digging and building frames may seem like too much of a commitment for some simple garden plots, but gardeners who build raised garden beds rarely go back to the old way of growing their favorite plants. The modern popularity of this gardening technique might be traced back to the 1980s, when Mel Bartholomew had his hit television show, Square Food …

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How to Grow Kale

How to Grow Kale

Beautiful, leafy kale (Brassica oleracea) is right up there with its more famous cousins, spinach and broccoli, in the top echelon of healthy vegetables. Just look at the numbers. One cup of cooked Kale has a meager 32 calories, but also provides over 1000% of daily value of vitamin K, 100% of vitamin A and 70% of vitamin C. Like …

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7 Cook-Out-Friendly Vegan Dishes

7 Cook-Out-Friendly Vegan Dishes

Cookouts and barbecues are American as apple pie, and there’s no reason to limit yourself to standard vegetarian burgers. Vegan options for cook-outs range from the quick and easy to the complex, so pick something that suits the time and energy you want to invest. Many traditional side dishes – like coleslaw or potato salad – work even better as …

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