Why Gardening by the Moon Works

“With the waxing of the moon, the earth exhales.” – Ute York Lunar gardening is fun and makes so much sense! The gravitational pull of the moon on the earth affects water on our planet. The moon’s pull is stronger than the sun because, even though the sun is larger, the moon is closer to […]

A Great True story about Organic Soil

On April 29, 2010 Anne Raver of the New York Times asked: “How does Tony Avent, the horticultural mythbuster, grow so many plants successfully in his garden? Rule No. 1: he uses the same mix of 40 percent native soil, dug on his own land, and 60 percent compost for every plant. ”The soil for […]

Beautify Your Vegetable Garden with These Ideas…..

The French have long understood that vegetable gardens can be places of beauty. They located their traditional potagers, or kitchen gardens, outside their kitchen windows and included vertical structures, flowers, and artistic plant groupings designed for aesthetic appeal. Flowers look beautiful and attract the all important pollinators to your garden. Read the wonderful article I […]

Muhammad Ali’s Peace Garden Initiative

The Muhammad Ali Center of Lexington, Ky and Yum! Brands Foundation launched the global Muhammad Ali Center Peace Gardens project on September 21, 2010. This coincided with the United Nations International Day of Peace. Peace gardens focus on using edible plants from different cultures to teach youth about the world through culinary delights. They also […]