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From floating islands to abandoned lots: urban gardening in Mexico

Urban gardening is nothing new in Mexico. Lack of space and a growing population led to the invention of chinampas, artificial islands in the lake waters of ancient Mexico City. Today, some of the islands still exist as productive farmland. The modern concept of reclaiming urban space for agriculture has become popular in Mexico for […]

Organic Gardening Options – Information On Hot Vs. Cold Composting

Making your own compost is a great way to get a free garden soil amendment. Yard and kitchen waste are combined in a pile that . . .

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What Is Regenerative Agriculture – Learn About Regenerative Agriculture

Agriculture provides food for the world, but at the same time, current farming practices contribute to global climate change by degrading the soil and releasing large amounts of CO2 into the atmosphere. What is regenerative agriculture? Sometimes refe...

Going a Little Crazy With Clematis

Clematis and other stars of a Chicago garden

How to Grow Cantaloupe in Containers

Cantaloupe is a warm weather crop that’s sweet, firm, and scrumptious. If you want to harvest homegrown cantaloupe, but don't have room in your garden (or the right type of weather) why not try growing it in containers? Planting in pots saves space in your garden and can extend the growing season. Read more now.

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Juglone in Pecan Leaves Can Harm Plants

As a close relative of black walnut, pecan also produces the strong toxin juglone. This toxin is poisonous to people, animals – and plants. Its presence can make it impossible to grow some kinds of plants under these trees. Read on to learn how to work around juglone in your yard.

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Growing Lentils: Protein-Packed Legumes

The post Growing Lentils: Protein-Packed Legumes is by Lorin Nielsen and appeared first on Epic Gardening, the best urban gardening, hydroponic gardening, and aquaponic gardening blog. Growing lentils is a great way to get protein-packed legumes for yo...

Solar Outdoor Shower Info: Learn About Different Types Of Solar Showers

We all want a shower when we get out of the pool. It’s needed sometimes to remove that chlorine aroma and those of other chemicals used to keep the pool clean. A refreshing, warm shower is just the ticket. Enthusiastic gardeners and those that do yard...

Are Hellebores Toxic to Animals or People?

Despite their use as a medicine in previous eras, all parts of hellebores are toxic if eaten by children or animals. Key symptoms include diarrhea, vomiting, and convulsions in serious cases. Read on to learn what to do if your dogs, cats, or horses ingest hellebore or to learn more about the poisons involved.

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Solar Lights For The Garden: How Do Solar Garden Lights Work

If you have some sunny spots in the garden that you want to illuminate at night, consider solar powered garden lights. The initial expense of these simple lights can save you on energy costs in the long run. Additionally, you won’t have to run wiring....

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Our Favorite 4th July Recipes

It is almost that time of year again - the 4th of July is right around the corner. That means fireworks, cold...

Avocado Toast 3 Ways

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Raw Vegan Carrot Cake

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Southwest Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

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Vegan Oatmeal Cookies

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