Did you know that spinach is number 10 on the 2013 dirty dozen list? What that means is that spinach is 1 out of 12 fruits and vegetables that have high pesticide levels. Knowing this, you have a couple of options to avoid those potentially harmful pesticides.
The first option, which is also the more expensive of the two, is to buy organic spinach. Another option is to actually grow your own spinach. What is great about option number 2 is that right now is the perfect time to start growing spinach.
Are you looking to add something extra healthy to your garden this fall?
Do you love a good broccoli salad?
Recently, one of our friends has introduced me to broccoli salad. While the salad is not completely healthy with the added sugar, my whole family is now eating this green vegetable, willingly. Today, I want to share with you about why we should be growing broccoli in our gardens.
Are you looking to tackle the “tricky to grow” celery?
This weekend’s weather forecast shows that it is going to be beautiful in most of the country. If you’re looking for a weekend project, we may just have one for you. Today, we are sharing some great tips on growing celery.
Celery can be a difficult vegetable to grow. This year, celery also moved into the number 2 spot on the dirty dozen.
Happy New Year! Today is our last Christmas Tree Monday. Christmas tree Monday has been our month long series where we shared tips, tricks and how-tos about Christmas trees. Today, we are ending this series with the disposal of a fresh cut Christmas tree.
Do you want to make your watering system more ‘green’?
What Is LEED?
LEED stands for The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building Rating System. It encourages and accelerates global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices through the creation and implementation of universally understood and accepted tools and performance criteria.