Gardening

“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 | Jul 10, 2018 | 1 Comment
strawberries- strawberry tops- vitamin water- how to remove plaque naturally

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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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 | 2 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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Aquaponics- How to Grow Food With Fish

By Amber Bradshaw | Aug 20, 2017 | 1 Comment
Aquaponics- how to Grow Food With Fish

Aquaponics, growing food with fish, a perfect harmony Even though Aquaponics has been around since the early 1400’s, many of us are unfamiliar with this gardening method. With drought and water restrictions, confined growing areas, chemical abuse and genetically modified produce, Aquaponics is a gardening method worth looking into.

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The Truth About Farmers Markets- And The Lies Behind The Produce

By Amber Bradshaw | Jul 4, 2017 | 7 Comments
The TRUTH About Farmers Markets and the lies behind the produce

Farmers Markets: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. The one place left in the world you think you can meet good, honest, hard-working people, right? Well for the most part this is true, but there are always the few that you have to look out for, I am here to warn you about ‘those…

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How To Grow Sweet Potatoes In 5 Easy Steps!

By Amber Bradshaw | Jun 27, 2017 | 9 Comments
How to Grow Sweet Potatoes in 5 Easy Steps

How to Grow Sweet Potatoes- in 5 Easy Steps I’ve never run across a sweet potato I didn’t like; Sweet Potato Fries, Sweet Potato Casserole, Sweet Potatoes and Beets, Sweet Potato Noodles, Sweet Potatoes and Marshmallows, Sweet Potato Pie, Sweet Potato Quiche, Sweet Potato Butter, Sweet Potato Chips– you name it SWEET and I like…

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10 Easy Ways to Save Money On Fresh Produce- Even Organic

By Amber Bradshaw | Jun 22, 2017 | 4 Comments
10 Easy Ways To Save Money On Fresh Produce- Even Organic

How can someone eat healthy when a single green pepper cost $2.00 and you can buy a burger AND a small fry for the same $2.00? The struggle is real folks, eating healthy is expensive! …….But- it doesn’t have to be. If you want to eat healthy AND stay on budget- I have 10 easy…

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