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Posts Tagged ‘gardening guides’

Apr 11

Garden-to-Glass: Planning, Planting and using a Cocktail Garden

A few years later and garden-to-table is no longer just the chef’s territory. Bartenders want some of the agronomy action too! That’s right – garden-to-glass.


Mar 19

Spotlight Edible of the Day: Basil

Basil is the most widely used herb in the world and a FAV among edible landscapers! We knew there was a reason we loved it…


Mar 15

Spotlight Edible of the Day: Cool Season Crops – Nutritional Powerhouse Plants: GREENS

I know that it’s likely that you’ve dashed your nutritional New Year’s Resolutions to bits by now so I felt compelled to sing the praises of these ‘gentle giants’ of the cool season garden just so you’re armed with the “411” when you regain your nutritional sanity in time for spring and summer! So… here we go.


Feb 19

How to Build a Raised Bed

How do I build a raised bed?
This is such a common question that I decided to dedicate an installment of my GroEdibles blog to this subject so that you can refer back to it as needed.


Dec 30

GMO/Monsanto-Free Seed Companies, Seed Starting, and Other “Seedy” Things…

As we are digging ourselves out of the snow banks or watching the flood water recede and preparing for the next winter storm, I will wager dollars to dahlias that we are dreaming of our spring gardens! Isn’t that how gardeners spend their New Years?


Nov 21

The Pharmacy in your Garden – The Hidden Medicinal History of Your Favorite Plants

Did you know….

– Fossil records show that the human use of plants as medicine dates back 60,000 years ago (solecki et al., 1975)
– Plants and their derivatives represent of 50% of all drugs in clinical use
– 3.5 – 4 BILLION of the global population rely on plants for drugs (Farnsworth, 1988)
– Nearly 95% of plants used in traditional medicines are collected from forests and other natural sources.
– Almost half of the 25 top selling pharmaceuticals were either natural product or their derivatives (O’Neill, 1993)


Oct 19

Spotlight Edible of the Day: Cool Season Crops – Peas

“How luscious lies the pea within the pod.” ~ Emily Dickinson


Mar 18

Veggie & Herb Planting Guide for Sections of California and Arizona

Click HERE to download PDF