Tips & Tricks for Your Garden

Looking to grow or improve your personal garden in 2018? With the right tools and techniques, you can easily produce flourishing beds of fruits and vegetables. Here are some tips and tricks for getting into the farm-to-table lifestyle. To read more, click here.

5 Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

We all know that Valentine’s Day is about showing love for your partner, but what about showing love for the environment? Between cards, gift wrap, and decorations, a lot of waste is produced on this day. Luckily, you can easily be eco-friendly for Valentine’s Day! From DIY cards to eco-certified wine, there is ample opportunity…

​7 Genius Ways To Use Avocados In Your Desserts

Avocados aren’t just for guacamole and avocado toast. You can go beyond savory recipes and feature the nutrient-packed fruit in sweet treats, too. From cookies to truffles to ice cream sandwiches, avocados are the perfect healthy fat for all your favorite desserts. Over 75% of the fat in avocados is unsaturated fat in the form…

Spring Soil-Prep Steps for Busy People

From the beginning of November to the end of January, our schedules take on the hefty holiday burden. Dinners, celebrations, shopping, new resolutions, travel, family, and friends fill up the remaining vacancies on our schedules, and next thing we know…it’s February! With the cold weather, gardeners who aren’t raising a winter garden often put their…

How To Grow A Kitchen Garden In Your Backyard

Kitchen gardens have been around since people first decided to grow plants for their use rather than simply gathering them from the wild. It’s the ultimate in practical gardening—growing fruits, veggies, herbs, and edible flowers right outside the kitchen door. Step outside, harvest the freshest and most flavorful produce, then cook and serve. What could be easier…

5 Simple Zero-Waste Holiday Gift Wrapping Ideas

I come from a long line of thrifty Yankees. One of our holiday traditions was the “brown ribbon.” Some decades earlier, an uncle had received a package trimmed with the most hideous ribbon anyone in the family had ever seen, made of dark brown gauze with gold threads running through it. The following year the…