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Garden Therapy

The closer we are to nature, the healthier we are. We can make lifestyle adjustments to prevent disease and optimize health, by growing an organic garden, eating the best tasting organic food, and letting go of habits that no longer serve us. In our peaceful organic fruit and veggie garden, health awaits us, breathing the…
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Organic Garden Club visits BlueSky Biochar

Organic Garden members learned about biochar, a charcoal soil amendment, from Michael Wittman during a tour of his organic garden in July, 2017. “Biochar's high carbon content and porous composition helps soil to retain water, nutrients, protect soil microbes, and ultimately increase crop yields while growing healthier, more productive, disease-resistant plants. All the while helping combat global climate change by sequestering and stabilizing rich organic carbon in your soil,”…
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Propeller Plant

One of the many reasons I love being a member of the Organic Garden Club is the many plants you get to share with each other.   I have plants all over my garden from members, and I look at them and remember their benefactors.  Here is a lovely succulent propeller plant, Crassula perfoliata var. falcate,…
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Mullein

Mullein- Verbascum thapsus Lucky me to have received the “volunteers” from Darcey at Casa Pacifica Garden this past winter.  After transplanting in my garden. the first year the plants remain as rosettes, and next year I will get the beautiful stalks covered with yellow flowers. This medicinal plant has many uses, and I plan to…
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