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Why Every School Should Have a Gardening Program

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Food is important — who can argue with that? Aside from teaching kids the importance of nutrition and eating healthy, kids can benefit from learning about gardening in school. School gardening programs are shown to help kids in various ways, such as: Building environmental awareness Improving health and wellness Helping kids build important social and community relationships Beyond those benefits, ... Read More »

How to Prepare Your Garden for Spring Planting

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Spring is in the air! I’ve been itching all winter to start our organic garden this year. We plan on incorporating hugelkultur beds and try to develop a primitive irrigation system (or at least attempt to figure it out so we can do it next year). I’ll be writing about our garden’s development on GRIT. But enough about our garden, ... Read More »

How to Grow and Care For an Indoor Herb Garden

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I absolutely love cooking with herbs. It is my favorite way to add new flavors to a dish, but it can get to be expensive buying fresh herbs in the grocery store. Even though I didn’t want to spend an arm and a leg on groceries, I wasn’t willing to sacrifice those wonderful flavors that my favorite herbs provided. So, ... Read More »

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