Oak Park Mom Battles Zoning Over Veggie Garden

Julie Bass led a quiet suburban life with her family in Oak Park, MI until she decided to grow a few organic vegetables in her front yard. Suddenly she is in the National spotlight defending her right to grow some veggies on her own property.

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Growing Container Vegetables

Picked my first cucumber today! It is amazing at just how fast tomatoes and cucumbers have grown in our Vegetable Container Gardens. See photos taken today and compare to photos taken 31 days ago when we planted the containers.

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Large Container Gardening Tips

Large gardening containers can be pretty expensive to fill up when you buy commercial soil mixes. Learn how to make your own potting soil and add fillers to help reduce the cost of filling up those big planters.

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Terrariums for Kids

Building Terrariums is the perfect rainy day project to do with your kids. This is a great way to teach children about ecosystems and have fun learning.

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How to Make a Terrarium

Learn how to make a Terrarium. Step-by-step instructions teach you how to build an open Terrarium for plants. See how easy it is to create an exotic Mini Garden in a glass or plastic container.

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Home Grown Sprout Safety

Love Sprouts? Learn important safety tips and several ways to clean and disinfect your seeds, jars and equipment before you start growing sprouts at home as part of a raw food diet.

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Grow Sprouts at Home

Learn how to grow nutritious sprouts from seeds in just a few days. You’ll be amazed at how fast and easy it is to Grow Sprouts at home safely. Sprouting Alfalfa, Broccoli, and Mung Beans from Seeds in a simple canning jar. Eat them raw or add them to your favorite vegetable dish, soup, or casserole.

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Vertical Gardening - Grow Watermelon

Vertical gardening gives gardeners with limited space a chance to grow vine varieties of fruit and vegetables. You can even grow personal watermelons on a garden trellis.

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Backyard Aquaponics System

Backyard Aquaponics System must follow the Laws of Mother Nature – Balance is key. Learn the proper balance of the fish tank size required to support how many fish, balanced with the size of your plant beds.

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Making Aerated Compost Tea

Here’s the secret to growing an abundance of healthy plants. When you see how easy it is to make Aerated Compost Tea, you will be racing out to the store to pick up the ingredients and materials. You’ll want to add this Super Ingredient to your gardening arsenal right away.

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