Cool Season Garden Time

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Luigi Diamanti / FreeDigitalPhotos.netDepending on where you live, this is now the perfect time to plant your cool weather vegetables: lettuce, kale, broccoli, arugula, chard, mustard, carrots, radishes, cauliflower, peas, potatoes, spinach, cabbage, (even Brussels sprouts if you’re inclined.)  There’s nothing like having fresh veggies all winter long…

If you live in a place where it doesn’t freeze at night, a regular garden patch will do just fine.  However, if you live in a colder climate, then you may want to consider using raised beds and covers to keep your plants warm enough.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Try Winter Squash for a Pick-Me-Up

Gardening By Season, Nutrition, Vegetables, Winter | No Comment

 Squashes are a great way to help boost your body’s energy levels, plus they can aid you in your fight to keep your blood sugar even, and they can even fight wrinkles from the inside out. According to an article in FOR WOMEN FIRST, here are some squashes you should try out to get these benefits: Read the rest of this entry »

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