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Monsanto-free and bee healthy gardens

It’s gardening time again—and I am so ready for it! I imagine you are, too. My lettuce, spinach and broccoli are in and thriving in the cool spring weather.

Since it’s that time of year, I’m giving you a primer on how to have a healthy, non-GMO garden free of the seed patents that Monsanto has […]

By |April 21st, 2017|Gardening, Grow Your Own, Healthy Eating and Drinking|0 Comments

The Many Healing Secrets of Lavender

If you could grow just one herb on your windowsill or in your garden, what would it be?
Lavender is hands down my personal choice. It offers the biggest health return for my investment of time, energy and real estate in my garden and the essential oil is inexpensive and even enhances the benefits.
So what can […]

By |October 13th, 2014|Gardening, Grow Your Own, Natural Remedies|0 Comments

How to Identify GMO Frankenfoods

by Kathleen Barnes
Laws requiring GMO labeling of foods that contain the are on the ballot in next week’s election in Washington state. It’s unclear how much its chances of passes since food companies have contributed more than $20 million toward its defeat.
Whatever happens in Washington state, most states do not require GMO labeling, and, while […]

By |November 1st, 2013|Grow Your Own, Healthy Eating and Drinking|1 Comment

Beware the Devil’s Seed(s)

As I prepare to put in my garden this year, I feel a little like some whacko-zombie apocalypse fanatic. I am on a fervent mission to find non-GMO seeds and plants.

It’s not as easy as you might think since Monsanto, the father of Frankenfoods and RoundUp (what a pair!) has not only managed to protect […]

By |May 4th, 2013|Gardening, Grow Your Own|2 Comments