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December 2012

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2012 Gift Guide: Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History

Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History Who would have thought that plants could be so important to world history, but from the rubber plant to the quinine to drugs and treatments yet to be discovered, plants have helped human survive and thrive throughout history. From Amazon.com… “Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of […]

Bulbs arising

via Instagram Read more on this topic: Photos: Daffodils Arising The bulbs have arrived in the garden again Video: Planting daffodil bulbs Photo: Bulbs a-rising 2012

2012 Gift Guide: How Carrots Won the Trojan War: Curious (but True) Stories of Common Vegetables by Rebecca Rupp

How Carrots Won the Trojan War: Curious (but True) Stories of Common Vegetables by Rebecca Rupp  From Amazon.com… “How Carrots Won the Trojan War is a delightful collection of little-known stories about the origins, legends, and historical significance of 23 of the world’s most popular vegetables. Curious cooks, gardeners, and casual readers alike will be […]

Videos of the Month – November 2012

Here are the videos I produced, or participated in, during the month of October 2012. Did you see them all? Container Vegetable Garden Update 8 – Squirrels a-diggin’ In the garden…November 7, 2012 Kitchen Party with Tess Rafferty, Author and former writer on “The Soup” “From A Gardener’s Notebook” Book Trailer In the garden…November 14, […]

2012 Gift Guide: The SeedKeeper Company

The SeedKeeper Company A great online store full of products to help you grow your garden. I discovered them through the weekly #gardenchat (you should join us sometime). Products include kits for helping your organize and store seeds, envelopes to help you capture and store seeds from your own garden, and seed starting containers. From […]