Let the Currant Carry You Away

April 28, 2010 by  
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A couple of years ago while at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market the kids and I discovered red currants. Actually my son did. Samples were set out to try and when he tried them he insisted that I “needed” to buy them for him. I couldn’t figure out why he ne…

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Encourage Your Kids to Love Gardening

April 27, 2010 by  
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I posted this on my other blog, however it also merits mention here…Parents in the Ann Arbor area who would like their children to join in on children’s gardening classes should check out my post about children’s gardening classes at The Produce Stat…

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Wild Asparagus – A Wonderful Treat if You Know Where to Look!

April 26, 2010 by  
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I was out and about today again – looking for this and that, and I decided to once again look for the wild asparagus I spotted growing last fall. The grass was blowing gently in the wind as I slowly meandered down the dirt road, scanning here and …

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Build A Greenhouse From Recycled Bottles!

April 22, 2010 by  
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I thought this greenhouse idea was appropriate for Earth Day – These kids made the entire greenhouse using recycled plastic bottles!  I’m not sure my neighbors would appreciate my doing this in my yard, but it does leave me wondering if possibly I…

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Straw Bale Gardening – An Easy Raised Bed Technique for Clay Soil!

April 5, 2010 by  
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I found another very interesting post on creating a raised bed on top of a straw bale – it’s of course call “straw bale gardening” and helps promote healthy beds and plants! This would work REALLY well in our heavy clay soil, so it is pretty appea…

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Window Farming – Will it Work For Me?

April 4, 2010 by  
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I saw this post on Window Farming on NPR and thought WOW, what a great idea. I’m not sure what, if any of it I will implement, but I have serveral really great windows with light enough to sustain several strings of plants for gardening. I like to do t…

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