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Jewelweed Poison Ivy Remedy: Nature’s Antidote -   Ever walk in the forest and spot this beautiful plant with a tiny orange flower?  It may be Jewelweed,  which is actually poison ivy’s antidote.  It often grows near poison ivy which is quite ironic.  But Jewelweed isn’t just for preventing a poison ivy, poison sumac, and poison oak rash.  It is also for [...] The post Jewelweed Poison Ivy Remedy: Nature’s Antidote appeared first on Green Talk.
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Poison Ivy Remedies From a Veteran Poison Ivy Getter - Poison Ivy and I are not friends.  Half of the time, I don’t even see it.  I think the oil lurks in my wood mulch or I touch it hidden among my plants.  Every year–especially when it gets hot and humid, I get those obvious bumps and familiar itch.  With 10 year of gardening under [...] The post Poison Ivy Remedies From a Veteran Poison Ivy Getter appeared first on Green Talk.
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How to Store Dried Herbs - Since I started growing and harvesting my own herbs, I have learned a trick or two on how to preserve them for optimal use. Believe me, you don’t want washed up looking or tasteless herbs.  Here are 5 tips on how to store dried herbs. If you don’t grow your own, I will also provide tips [...] The post How to Store Dried Herbs appeared first on Green Talk.
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Grow Vertically Using Trellis for Your Best Season Ever. - Sometimes aggravation is the mother of invention.  I have been gardening for over 10 years and really enjoy taking on new challenges such as growing pumpkins, squashes, watermelons and other vining fruits and vegetables.  However, like everyone else, I am limited in space and got tired of stepping over my vines and watching my hard [...] The post Grow Vertically Using Trellis for Your Best Season Ever. appeared first on Green Talk.
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Struggle Less. Make Life Easier with These Tools - My biggest challenge during garden season (okay every season) is to run my household efficiently.  Some days I look at my house and sigh with despair.  Maybe you are like me, running a mile a minute and trying to manage everything in a 24 hour time period.  And perhaps somewhere in between trying to sleep [...] The post Struggle Less. Make Life Easier with These Tools appeared first on Green Talk®.
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Soapwort: Mother Earth’s Natural Cleaning Herb - Years ago, I purchased a soapwort plant from a plant sale.  When it bloomed the following year, I was pleasantly surprised with its bell shaped pink flowers and powdery smell. It grows to about 2 to 3 feet tall.  I never thought much about this plant until one day I researched it to find out [...] The post Soapwort: Mother Earth’s Natural Cleaning Herb appeared first on Green Talk.
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Preserve Vegetables For Year Round Use in 6 Easy Ways - Did you plant too many plants this summer and are expecting a boat load of veggies? Or buy too many vegetables at the farmer’s market?  I feel your pain since every year I face this dilemma.  So what is a veggie lover to do? Sure, you can give away your abundance to your friends and [...] The post Preserve Vegetables For Year Round Use in 6 Easy Ways appeared first on Green Talk.
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Swiss Chard: How to Grow it & Eat it! - If I  had to pick one vegetable that is extremely easy to grow, Swiss Chard would be my #1 pick. While other greens are wilting or bolting from the heat, Swiss Chard just laughs at the heat and flourishes. In addition, it is a stunner in the garden with its bright leaves and matching ribs. [...] The post Swiss Chard: How to Grow it & Eat it! appeared first on Green Talk.
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Test Your Soil! 1st Rule of Gardening. - With gardening you learn something new every year. I am an avid reader of gardening blogs, YouTube, and garden Web forums.  So, when I hear add eggs shell, Epsom salt, and everything under the sun to to my soil, it peeks my interest.  I too want a HUGE harvest.  Last year for some unknown reason, [...] The post Test Your Soil! 1st Rule of Gardening. appeared first on Green Talk.
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Eat Weeds: 3 Spring Weeds to Savor - You know it is spring when the first plants that pop up are weeds.  We call them weeds since they show up where we don’t want them but in reality, they are really just unloved flowers.  But do you realize that some weeds are quite nutritious?   Listed below are 3 spring weeds I bet [...] The post Eat Weeds: 3 Spring Weeds to Savor appeared first on Green Talk.
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Herbal Bath Soak Recipe for Relaxing & Sore Muscles - I rarely review books since I just don’t have the time. However, when Jan of the Nerdy Farm Wife sent me her new book, “101 Easy Homemade Products for Skin, Health & Home,” I was thrilled. I always wanted to start making my own homemade products since I grow so many herbs. Avoiding synthetic chemicals [...] The post Herbal Bath Soak Recipe for Relaxing & Sore Muscles appeared first on Green Talk®.
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Green Talk is all about the conversation to help people green their home and business.  We highlight green products and businesses via web content, videos, and podcasts.  Our specialty is highlighting passionate green companies through video interviews.

As editor of Green Talk, I bring to the table my experience in green building, gardening, and green living.  I am a real estate lawyer by trade, LEED AP (new construction,) sustainability consultant, social media savvy, and avid organic gardener.

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