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Dandelions Are Our Friends

Dandelions contain protein, calcium, iron, Vitamins A & C.  There are uses for almost every part of the plant.  The roots and greens can be used to make a tonic that promotes digestion and acts as a diuretic.  Dandelions are also … Continue reading

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Lawn Lunch

You may have a salad growing in your yard. There are lots of reasons not to treat your lawn with chemicals and pesticides, and one of them is that your yard may be edible!   You may find your relationship … Continue reading

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Organic Lawn Care Toolshed

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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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