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Lorraine Ayre
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Jane of All Trades, Master of One (Gardening)
Jane of All Trades, Master of One (Gardening)

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Steve says it all much better than I could...

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This is the most succinct synopsis of what's up with GMOs I've seen to date:

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Ah, December - that time of year when I've recovered from the work of fall, the seed catalogs are arriving, but greenery is still months away. Found this recently, and it's helping with the winter gardener's blues:

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This is my comprehensive "Growing Vegetables A-Z" page, which covers Artichokes to Zucchini and just about everything in between. Get a handle on the season and read up on your faves!

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A hand-selected list of truly useful gifts for gardeners, from stocking stuffers to dream greenhouses. 

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If you need some assistance growing your business or your business skills, my friend Martha Begley has an awesome website!

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On the topic of cultured vegetables and how important is is to keep the numbers of "good" bacteria up in our bodies:

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Compost is crucial to a healthy garden, because it improves soil structure, provides water and air space, provides microbes necessary to make nutrients available to plants, and a bazillion more reasons. To become a master gardener, become a master composter! (#composting #vegetable gardening)

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Repeatedly harvesting and eating (or shipping away) produce has mined the soils of our farms and gardens of essential minerals. Compost is no longer enough to replace what's missing... Next post: what we CAN do to heal our soils and grow nutrient-dense food. 

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Getting ready to put in your garden? This article has a link to free layout software, my advice on what to plant where, what to avoid when designing, and other vegetable garden layout tips.
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