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Back To Basics

Getting Back to Basics

There are some things you would never expect a city girl to know. Like canning and preserving home-grown food. Or like soap-making. Especially not how to milk a goat and make fresh chevre! Through my re-education in adulthood, I went back to basics to see how our food and products are supposed to be made and tested them against industrialized, …

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rhododendron bud in snow

Save Your Garden from Road Salt Environmental Damage this Winter

If you are planning to use road salt as a de-icer on your sidewalk, driveway, or street this winter, you may be unpleasantly surprised in the spring. Road salt, or sodium chloride, can be very damaging to plants, trees, soil, and groundwater. Salt toxicity can harm, stunt, and even kill garden plants that have been exposed to salt spray or …

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The very best of gardening and diy for the year!

Best of Garden Therapy: the 25 Most Popular Garden Projects & Crafts

It’s time for the 2016 wrap up post where I’ll share the Best of Garden Therapy from this year. I have a few personal notes to share, as well as a look back on the year including the 25 Most Popular Garden & Craft Projects that were published. 2016: a Year in Review When I look back on 2016, I’m amazed …

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Evergreen wreath on wire frame by Garden Therapy

Happy Holidays from Garden Therapy!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…well, almost. The most wonderful time of the year for gardeners is when you can get outside and start digging in the soil again. Perhaps you can do that year round, or maybe this is your summer (Hello friends Down Under!). Regardless, it’s time for Garden Therapy to take a break for the …

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Untimate Healthy Living Resources

My Favorite Healthy Living eBooks

Thank goodness for eBooks! I find it to be a much simpler way to carry around a library of books and have the information at my fingertips. I mean, imagine dragging 100 hard copy books wherever you go. I started downloading eBook versions of the gardening reference books I needed for volunteering at information booths as a Master Gardener. While I’m sure there …

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Garden Made Gold Medal Independent Publisher Book Awards

Garden Made: Gold Medal Winner at the IPPYs

I’m not overly thrilled when the mail gets delivered. It’s usually a big pile of bills that I would much rather not get. Then one day, a large envelope arrived that had a bit of weight to it. Even with an impressive talent for guessing the contents of wrapped Christmas presents, I had no idea what could be inside. I opened …

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