You may be shocked to learn that those yellow flowers you thought were weeds your whole life is actually a superfood! Here's what you need to know about the health benefits of dandelions and how to eat them, including making a delicious dandelion tea. I know...you may be shocked by this, but ... Read More about The Surprising Superfood From Your Backyard: Dandelions
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Our favorite unusual vegetable expert, Niki Jabbour, is here once again to teach us all about another crop to try: amaranth! This superfood plant produces leafy greens that can be used like spinach as well as seed that can be popped like popcorn, ground into flour, or cooked like ... Read More about Amazing Amaranth: All About this Leafy Green, Grain, and Superfood
Growing anything yourself is always a healthier option than buying produce from the store, but why not step up the nutrition level of your veggie bed this year by growing a superfoods garden? Superfoods are vegetables you can grow in your garden that pack an added punch. They are full of ... Read More about Grow Your Way to a Healthier Life with a Superfoods Garden
Here's what you get! The superfoods seed collection includes 7 annual vegetable plants, including: Lunchbox Pepper Mix, Indigo™ Blue Berries Tomato, Tasti-Lee ® Tomato, Lacinato Kale, Rhubarb Swiss Chard, Bull’s Blood Beet, and Honeyboat Delicata Squash. You can find in-depth descriptions of each ... Read More about Superfoods Garden Kit
Swiss chard is a popular vegetable to grow because you can enjoy both the leaves and the stems while also adding a splash of fun color to your veggie garden. It's at home in both containers and garden beds (even ornamental borders!) and is a great long season crop in cool climates. If you can grow ... Read More about Growing Swiss Chard and How to Eat It
Learn how to grow microgreens with a simple, inexpensive method that can net you food for months! Plus, learn what vegetables can be enjoyed as microgreens - the answer may surprise you. The word "microgreen" may remind you of health food stores and juice bars growing wheatgrass as a ... Read More about How to Grow Microgreens + What to Do With Them
When you don't have lots of space, you can still grow quite a bit of food. Here are my best small space gardening tips for the biggest yield possible. There are lots of challenges you have to overcome when you try small space gardening. Square footage is a limited, valuable resource that must ... Read More about Small Space Gardening: Ideas and Tips to Grow Mountains of Vegetables
Heads up! This post is sponsored by iHerb and they have a special offer for Garden Therapy readers at the end. But before you go there, enjoy this step-by-step tutorial on how to make aromatherapy shower steamers in three delightful scents: Eucalyptus Mint (to breathe easier during cold and flu ... Read More about Three Natural Recipes for Aromatherapy Shower Steamers
One of the most rewarding ways to grow your own vegetables is to start them from seed, plus it’s a great educational experience for kids big and small. Root veggies like carrots, beets and radishes do the best when planted directly in the soil where they will grow as they have a delicate taproot ... Read More about Starting Veggie Seeds: Soil Temperature is Key!
Whether you see dandelions as lawn invaders or wildflowers, I'm sure that by now you've heard they are a nutritious superfood. What you may not know is how beneficial they are for your skin. I always include dandelions as one of my favorite garden plants to grow for skin care. And what's even ... Read More about Dandelion Flower Herbal Oil Using the Cold-Infusion Method
BUT, Here are Some Reasons to Love Weeds! Wouldn't it be great if we could train slugs to only eat weeds and not ornamental plants and our vegetables? Well, we can't teach slugs (yet) but there are a lot of amazing medicinal and nutritional benefits you can get from "weeds"! This part is no ... Read More about Gotcha!
You Can't Buy THESE at the Grocery Store! Learn about some unique edible fruit plants that grow well in the home garden, but are not often available in grocery store. These seasonal sweet treats go beyond standard apples, oranges, and strawberries with unique colours, attractive plants, a variety of ... Read More about Unique Edible Fruit Plants You Need to Grow in Your Garden