Air Quality Affects Health

Plants have a beneficial and calming effect on thehome.  They provide a calming and relaxing feature bringing nature into the home. In addition they help to purify the homes air increasing oxygen levels and removing pollutants from the air.

  Air Quality Affects Health   Improving air quality in the home is important. There are so many pollutants in people’s homes, and they can make people feel ill. The body’s reaction to anything foreign in the body is to attack it. The immune system will attack anything and everything in an effort to keep the body well. However, when this happens, the immune … [Read more...]

It’s Zucchini Time! 4 Great Zucchini Recipes!

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  We're in Pre-Zucchini Overload phase! The zucchini harvest is in its earliest stage when the family is not ready to turn zucchini green at the sight of the world's most prolific squash. So it's time to dust off the zucchini recipes and get ready for the green squash glut that is to come.  Today I am revisiting some of my previous zucchini posts and adding a new recipe … [Read more...]

Garden Planning Begins

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Starting to Plan the Garden & Free Ebook - "Farm to Table Through the Year"     It's that time of the year, after the hustle and bustle of the holidays, that those of us who love to garden turn our attention to Spring and the gardening season to come. As I look at my garden blanketed in in snow it seems hard to believe that in a few weeks I will be … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Zucchini Italiano Casserole Recipe – A great Vegetable Side Dish

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Zucchini Casserole Recipe -My Garden Overfloweth   Zucchini have to be the most prolific vegetable on earth.  Once they start ripening in the garden the game is on! How do I get the family to eat all of them? You can't give them away as everyone who has a garden has an overflow too. Note to purveyors of seeds - You only need to put about 6 seeds in a packet! So what do … [Read more...]

Rhubarb Recipes and Growing Rhubarb in your Garden

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Rhubarb Recipes and How to Garden Rhubarb   It's time to dig out my rhubarb recipes.  I spent yesterday cleaning out around the plants and adding a new layer of compost to my rhubarb plants.  They are looking great and I will start harvesting them in a week or two.  I brought these plants with me from New Hampshire over 20 years ago and they are still going strong.  I … [Read more...]