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Are Hybrid and GMO Seeds the Same?

Filed in Real Food by on February 24, 2014 0 Comments
Are Hybrid and GMO Seeds the Same?

What is the difference between hybrid seeds for my garden and GMO seeds? What Are Hybrid Seeds? Hybrids are plants that better than either of their parents. For example, the Jonagold apple is a sweet and crisp like its Golden Delicious parent, but with a touch of tartness like its Jonathan parent. Bi-color corn like […]

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5 Reasons to Plant a Backyard Garden This Year

Filed in Grow Your Own Food by on February 19, 2014 0 Comments
5 Reasons to Plant a Backyard Garden This Year

Grow your own food in a backyard vegetable garden. It’s time to plan our backyard garden. Yes, even those of you who are still snowed in to the eaves! Spring will be here sooner or later, and the best way to welcome spring is to lovingly plant seeds in the ground. If you have been contemplating […]

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Starting Tomato Seeds – Step by Step

Filed in Grow Your Own Food by on April 5, 2013 0 Comments
Starting Tomato Seeds – Step by Step

Tomatoes are one of the most popular garden plants, and no wonder. A fresh tomato bears almost no resemblance to store-bought tomatoes. A freshly grown tomato is juicy, not mealy. Flavorful, not bland. And they come in a rainbow of yellow, orange, purple, green, rosy pink, and brightest scarlet, not just monochromatic red. You can […]

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Theme Gardens – Planning a Deck or Balcony Garden

Filed in Grow Your Own Food by on February 6, 2013 0 Comments
Theme Gardens – Planning a Deck or Balcony Garden

Are you a gardener at heart, but live in the tight confines of an apartment or small house? I am a firm believer that we can have a garden anywhere. It might be on a windowsill or a balcony or a patio or deck, but it’s important for we gardeners to grow something. Think of […]

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Time to Order and Plant Seeds

Filed in Grow Your Own Food by on February 1, 2013 0 Comments
Time to Order and Plant Seeds

“All through the long winter, I dream of my garden. On the first day of spring, I dig my fingers deep into the soft earth. I can feel its energy, and my spirits soar.” — Helen Hayes The days are a little longer, the temperature is a little warmer, and the sun is finally showing […]

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