Category Archives: Gardening

The Road to a Chemical Free Lawn – Step One

As I sat inside last week with over a foot of snow outside my window, I could only think of one thing: spring. (An upshot of the snow was making snow creatures in it.) With spring comes my plan for … Continue reading

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Change Your Scenery

If you had told me, when I started in the natural health field at 19 years old, that one day I would be traveling to faraway lands for my job, I would’ve laughed. Then I would’ve finished pricing my products … Continue reading

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My Journey in Environmental Restoration (E.R.)

As I come close to five years working for MOM’s, I am amazed by how much I have been able to learn and experience. I have met and learned from so many great people within and associated with the company. … Continue reading

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Compost for Dummies

I’ve been wanting to compost for months.  It took me a while to start: the selection of compost bins, tumblers, pails and mixes is overwhelming!  Did I want an open pile, upright bin or rotating bin?  When is the best … Continue reading

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Rain Garden: Just Say “No” to Watering

I like to conserve resources, like… effort.  Take the rain garden I recently finished building.  Sure, I shoveled and wheelbarrowed a dump truck’s worth of soil, and hand-built a thirty foot long retaining wall.  But, once I get the flowers … Continue reading

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Humble beginnings

I know it was idyllic. I know not every blueberry for Cascadian Farm is grown on this farm or in this way, but I was impressed with the original Cascadian Farm and the tasty blueberries I ate straight from the … Continue reading

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You Say Tomato

It is the end of the July and my tomato plants are in full gear.  I have had some issues with soil drainage causing some tomatoes to crack, but I think overall they are doing well. I have been sampling … Continue reading

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