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Feb 8

HOW TO MANAGE SOIL AND YOUR EDIBLES AFTER A FLOOD OR HEAVY RAIN

Originally posted in 2011, I wanted to update and re-post this as California (and the country) deals with the wettest winter in years, ending years of drought. Our thoughts are with all who are in the areas of the state-wide wild fires that devastated the homes and communities of so many.  These areas are extremely […]

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Dec 18

My Garden’s Gift to Me

My garden gifts me wonderful things all year long, but this year I think it sensed I needed a bit more…maybe a sign?

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Dec 17

HGEL’s List of Favorite Books For Gardeners…

An addiction to gardening is not all bad when you consider all the other choices in life.
quote / saying by Cora Lea Bell

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Dec 17

Our Better Angels and How to Support Them

There are so many ways you can help…with your time or donation. Just knowing that there are good people doing great things in your community can help inspire you.

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Nov 28

Your Garden’s Legacy: Seed Harvesting and Saving

Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has
been, I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a seed
there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.
– Henry David Thoreau

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Nov 24

A Thank You Note to HGEL Friends New and Old…

This installment of my GroEdibles Blog was originally posted at the close of HGEL’s first year in 2009, during the Great Recession. Though our country’s economy continues to improve, our world faces much darkness. Hatred fed by fear threaten to overtake compassion and kindness. Don’t let it.

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Jul 26

Spotlight Edible of the Day: Peppers

What would our culinary creations be without the pretty pepper?

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Oct 8

Halloween’s for Gardens Too! Plants That Will Give Your Home “Spook Appeal”

BOO! It’s time to make your garden SPOOKTACULAR! I love Halloween and the fact that the modern holiday, having its roots in the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced sow-in) or All Hallows Eve, in part celebrates the harvest makes it even more meaningful for gardener-types like me. This time of year, like the spring, […]

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Sep 24

Spotlight Edible Of The Day: Cole Crops – Broccoli

Cole Crops are a group of veggies that belong to the mustard family – Brassicaceae. The varieties included in this family are Broccoli, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Brussel Sprouts, Kale and Collards, and Kohlrabi.

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Jul 12

Spotlight Edible of the Day: Summer Squash – Zucchini

“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.”
Jim Davis, ‘Garfield’

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