Tag: gardening

Missouri City Bans Edible Plants from Front Yards

Written by on April 13, 2016 in Agencies & Systems, Government, Policies, Politics with 2 Comments
Missouri City Bans Edible Plants from Front Yards

Do you think a free citizen should have the right to grow food on their own private property? A city board in Missouri doesn’t think so. In fact one family has been given a mere four days to destroy their beloved food source simply because it is in their front yard. Nathan Athans loves his garden. “I spend all my free time out here,” he says. Besides the therapeutic and health benefits of getting your hands in the soil, and the financial savings of having fresh nutritious food readily available, Nathan also enjoys the peace of mind. “I want my family to know where their food is coming from, I don’t want to have to go to the grocery store and worry about what was done to that food,” he says.

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50+ Great Gardening Hacks from Green-Thumbed Grandmas

50+ Great Gardening Hacks from Green-Thumbed Grandmas

Use long-cherished gardening advice to grow a vibrant, resource and money saving garden.

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Dig This: Gardener Supplies Local Restaurants From His Small, No-Dig Garden (VIDEO)

Written by on July 31, 2015 in Environment, Farming, Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Dig This: Gardener Supplies Local Restaurants From His Small, No-Dig Garden (VIDEO)

Learn as Charles explains the ideas behind no-dig growing, (replicating nature through mulching and minimal soil disturbance), from his various experimental raised beds, as well as the importance of soil.

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10 Simple Hacks for a Successful Vegetable Garden

Written by on March 29, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
10 Simple Hacks for a Successful Vegetable Garden

These 10 quick tips can help you save time, increase your growing space, and reduce costs for your vegetable garden.

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Food Solutions: Guerrilla Gardening

Written by on January 13, 2015 in Farming, Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Food Solutions: Guerrilla Gardening

The problems are obvious: food safety scandals, the death of family farming, food supply insecurity, the revolving door between corporate lobbyists and government regulators, and many more. The solution should be equally obvious: rolling up our sleeves and getting in the garden. Join us today as we explore this simple, natural solution to one of our most fundamental problems.

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