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How to Save Your Seeds

If you've grown some varieties that you really love, be sure to save a bunch of their seeds, both to grow again next year, and to trade with your friends/family.

Little Gardens for Little Friends

Animal companions such as rabbits, chinchillas, and degus (as well as guinea pigs and mice) enjoy fresh produce as much as we do. Consider growing some of these tasty treats to share with your little friends.

Our Pasta Fazoo

By Pamela Capriotti Martin In my husband’s Italian/Irish household there were very specific dinners for every night of the week with some variations. Sunday was always a roast and his mother would make a sauce for the week ahead, which may have been used on a carne pizzaiola, or just pasta. Other nights there would be … Continue reading Our Pasta Fazoo

FTW Kitchen: Good for What Ails ‘ya Ugly Carrot Soup

Made with a few peasant ingredients from all around, this soup is yummy, reduces inflammation, is soothing on the throat and pleasing to the eye.

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Light-Dependent Germination

Have you ever struggled with starting plants from seeds? Many seeds require direct sunlight to shake them awake and tell them to get growing already.