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Organic: Food for Thought and Body
The USDA organic seal is popping up in more markets everywhere, and that's a good thing. But what does the label actually tell us about the food on which it is displayed? Learn about it here.
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published on December 16, 2017
Sensory Experiences

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published on January 25, 2017
Save Your Seed
Want to save your own favorite seeds? Seed Savers Exchange tells you how to save and store your seed here.
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published on August 25, 2016
Sweet Potatoes or Yams?
Confusion raged in my search for a real sweet potato and I determined to get to the bottom of why they are labeled as both yams and sweet potatoes; what, exactly is a yam and what is a sweet potato; and why the confusion! Find out here along with some great recipes.
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published on May 04, 2016
The Hunt for Red Strawberries
Have you been yearning for sweet, red, ripe strawberries the way they used to taste? Your search is over, plus you can find out how to grow them yourself. Check here.
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published on June 23, 2015
Making a Botanical Garden
The Mendocino Coast with its Mediterranean climate is the perfect plant Paradise, the place for inspiration and the place where plant nuts, plant collectors and hybridizers of many genera gather to bask in their passion. It’s also the place where these very kinds of people started a special botanical garden. Check out the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens here.
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published on July 31, 2014
Kerry Ann Mendez: No Hostage Is She
Kerry Ann Mendez gets things done. As owner of Perennially Yours, she is a garden consultant, author, columnist, speaker, event planner (Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium) and teacher. She is a woman of practical ideals.
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published on April 27, 2014
Learning How to Garden
A young man takes on the task of learning how to garden and subsequently looks inward and learns about himself. He is also a writer in the making.
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published on August 29, 2013
Evolution of an Herb Garden
The Question: How to rehab a replica of a Mid-1800s herb garden at the Neversink Valley Museum of History and Innovation in Cuddebackville, New York with no money or supplies? Read here how we did it.

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published on December 27, 2012
Have You Walked Your Labyrinth Today?
Visit a labyrinth lately? It turns out, they’re everywhere: arboreta, backyards, hospital roofs, equine therapy centers, churches, inside cathedrals, city streets and all kinds of places where people gather or go for solitude. See three here and locate one near you.
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published on September 23, 2012
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