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“Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind, on the earth.” And it was so.

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STOP! Don’t Throw Away That Strawberry Top! Here are 5 Amazing Uses

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 3, 2019 | 2 Comments
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Have you been throwing the best part of the strawberry away all these years? Well maybe not the best part, but we’ve been throwing away something that can serve a greater purpose. Are strawberry tops safe to eat? Not only are they safe to eat but they are full of vitamins and here are 5 ways…

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Strawberries: Nutrition, Benefits & Recipes- Over 30 ways to use them!

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 3, 2019 | 1 Comment
Your Ultimate Strawberry roundup. Strawberries: nutrition, Benefits, Recipes- Over 30 ways to use them!

  Strawberries: Nutrition, Benefits & Recipes- Over 30 ways to use them! Strawberry picking is one of the nostalgic memories I have of my youth and it is a tradition I have passed on to my children. Very rarely do we ever miss a strawberry season that we don’t go picking as a family. With…

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Growing Asparagus- Everything You Want To Know

By Amber Bradshaw | Mar 25, 2019 | 6 Comments
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Everything You Want to Know About Growing Asparagus Asparagus is the most worry-free perennial vegetable plant there is for the home gardener. If you love asparagus as much as I do, you know how expensive it is to buy. I will share with you everything you want to know about growing asparagus so you can…

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10 Plants To Plant For Home Security

By Amber Bradshaw | Mar 13, 2019 | 2 Comments
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When creating a fortress of solitude, most people think about building a fence to keep unwanted visitors out. However, plants make a much better defense for home security. Fences tend to draw curiosity, while plants seem to go unnoticed. That is until someone tries to walk through them! Here are ten amazing plants you need…

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How To Keep Deer Out Of Your Garden

By Amber Bradshaw | Jul 17, 2018 | 2 Comments
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We’ve all been there. You work hard all spring, watch the seeds sprout, flower and bloom and then one morning you wake up to check on everything and suddenly you notice IT’S GONE! The deer came and ate all of your hard work while your back was turned. Ugh!!! Don’t give up, here are some…

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12 Places to Get Cheap or Free Garden Plants & Seeds

By Amber Bradshaw | May 21, 2018 | 1 Comment
12 Places to Get Cheap or Free Garden Plants & Seeds

Growing your own food shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg. Yet we spend billions (with a lot of zeros) on lawn care and gardens each year. Kind of seems counterproductive if we are spending more money growing our vegetables than it costs to buy them from the store. Time to tap into your frugal…

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How to Get FREE Food That’s Healthy! By Gleaning The Fields

By Amber Bradshaw | Nov 17, 2017 | 3 Comments
How to Get FREE Food that's Healthy!

Sometimes desperation is the mother of invention. When you are on a tight budget, or are facing hunger, you look outside of the box. That is exactly what my friend Leia did when she needed food and found out about gleaning the fields. Gleaning the fields not only provides free food, but it’s healthy!  “I’d…

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Lettuce Pots- Growing Lettuce Indoors

By Amber Bradshaw | Oct 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Lettuce Pots- Growing Lettuce Indoors

Don’t let the winter blues stop you from gardening! You can start growing lettuce indoors and harvest in 30-45 days! I will show you how to grow lettuce indoors (or out) in just a couple of steps, + offer you a BONUS printable instructional guide. Lettuce is so easy to grow, your children can do…

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Seeds for Tomorrow Shaker-Better Than Seed Balls

By Amber Bradshaw | Aug 23, 2017 | 1 Comment
Seeds for Tomorrow Shaker- Better Than Seed Balls

  Seeds for Tomorrow Shaker-Better Than Seed Balls You can be just like Johnny Appleseed with this simple and easy Seeds For Tomorrow Shaker. This eco-friendly project is better than seed balls because you can make it in just seconds. Easy to take anywhere you go, you can spread seeds for tomorrow.

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How to Be Like Johnny Appleseed-Plus Bonus Recipes!

By Amber Bradshaw | Aug 23, 2017 | 4 Comments
How To Be Like Johnny Appleseed - Plus Bonus Recipes

  We all remember the childhood stories and some of you may even remember the song. However, John Chapman (aka Johnny Appleseed) was a simple man who spread apple seeds across the nation and helped settlers become landowners.

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