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Gardening Ideas Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Gardening Ideas.

Calculating the Cost of Growing Your Own Food

Many of us assume that a backyard vegetable garden can save us money, but is it really true? After investing in equipment, soil, seeds and water, do you really come out on top? The answer varies upon the size of your garden, whether you start yo...  Read more

The 15-Minute Gardener's Workout

The rains are ready. The garden tools are ready. Is your body ready? There are all types of outdoor activities to enjoy, just waiting for you while the weather is nice. But there is something special about beautifying your yard with flower...  Read more

Work Out with Yard Work

Ask anyone who has spread mulch in their yard, and they’ll tell you that yard work is quite the workout! Whether hauling mulch, spreading soil, raking leaves, or pulling weeds, you’re guaranteed to break a sweat. That's because garden...  Read more

Cultivating a Child-Friendly Backyard

Imagine that you are the same age as your child… What grade were you in? Who was your teacher? Your best friend? Favorite game? Imagine that you are outside… Did you have a place that you considered your own? A treehous...  Read more

How to Start an Indoor Herb Garden

Do the changing seasons leave you a little wistful for summer’s wealth of fresh produce? Then keep the growing season going all year by starting an indoor herb garden! Even if you have little experience with plants or very little space to work...  Read more

Hi I've been doing decent what are more snack idea
Updated 6/27/2016 10:42:37 PM

Hi I've been doing decent what are more snack ideas...  Read more

Needing some ideas for daily meals. Looking for lo
Updated 6/26/2016 2:56:35 PM

Needing some ideas for daily meals. Looking for low calorie, high fiber...  Read more

Need ideas for less carbs and more protein,, witho
Updated 6/25/2016 8:06:05 PM

Need ideas for less carbs and more protein,, without the fat. SUPER busy schedule,,but try to eat at home. Any ideas? I'm knew at this. ONTHERUNNANA...  Read more

Bad idea...heavy whipping cream for coffee creamer
Updated 6/25/2016 12:02:55 PM

Bad idea...heavy whipping cream for coffee creamer. There's a reason it's called "heavy" it's heavy on calories. Next time I am measuring it Tbsp by Tbsp....  Read more

I had a really good idea for a bar type of snack.
Updated 6/24/2016 6:25:16 PM

I had a really good idea for a bar type of snack. Just get almonds, peanuts and/or other nuts. Then get cherries or other fruits and honey. Mix it all together 2nd then refrigerate it... Sounds good and I want to try it! 😊...  Read more

Soup is good food.

I eat a cup of broth-based soup with a little protein in it before my afternoon and evening meals. It really helps me feel satiated faster and keeps me from going back for seconds on more caloric items. For supreme convenience I make a big batch of s...  Read more

How does your garden grow?

Before splurging on that plant you 'simply must have', take a walk through your neighbourhood and see what grows successfully in other gardens. That will give you an idea of the plants that will thrive in your garden.434...  Read more


Anyone who loves gardening and wants to combine this love with their desire to be fit and healthy!...  Read more

3 Creative Ways to Use Your Garden Surplus

There are many benefits to growing your own food in a backyard garden. Early in the summer, many of us are able to keep up with what our gardens produce as we take our precious products from the garden directly to our tables. As the summer goes on, k...  Read more

Should You Be Planning a Victory Garden?

Victory Gardens were a popular thing back in the early 1940s. Some referred to them as 'war gardens' while others called them 'food gardens for defense'. In 1943 due to the rationing of canned goods for families, these gardens produce...  Read more

Economical Gardening Ideas And Fixes.

I like gardening. I like doing as much as I can, to garden using organic methods. Here are some useful links to help with your own garden. 30 How top make your own seed tape.
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Gardening ideas

This noon I went with my cousin to a program at the library about successful backyard produce gardening. Very interesting, a lot of good information - and some free seedlings! Too bad I finally bought and planted tomatoes already - so I just took a...  Read more