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Gardening Zones Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Gardening Zones.

7 Things that Separate Weight-Loss Winners & Losers

As you've probably figured out, winning at weight loss is about making long-lasting, life-altering change. Just like any sport or skill, you might start out a little rocky. Choosing healthy foods, trying different workouts, and finding the strate...  Read more

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

Listen to Your Heart Rate Monitor

Imagine you’re driving on a country road. You’re enjoying the ride and noticing the cars that you pass along the way, excited to get to your destination. Suddenly you see those familiar red and blue lights flashing in your rearview mirror...  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

An Introduction to Companion Planting

Companion planting, briefly, is the act of planting different crops in your garden in close physical proximity, based on the theory that they will help each other. The main use of this method is for deterring pests and disease without resorting to sy...  Read more

time zone change broke my streak
Updated 11/18/2015 12:59:14 PM

Hi ~ because of a trip abroad and me changing the time zone on my page, my page looks as if I missed a day - I actually recorded every day but it broke my longest streak ever (since June). I am positive it has to do with the shift in the time zone a...  Read more

Popped some back garden pics on my page. They are
Updated 11/12/2015 3:49:40 PM

Popped some back garden pics on my page. They are every which way up, but they give the drift!...  Read more

Garnacia camboda? Anyone tried the zone core garna
Updated 11/8/2015 10:21:53 AM

Garnacia camboda? Anyone tried the zone core garnacia advertised on huffington post?...  Read more

My go-to is a garden salad with a baked potato, sa

My go-to is a garden salad with a baked potato, sandwich, or lately, I've been doing mini-pizzas on english muffins....  Read more

Had a success today! We went to Olive Garden for
Updated 10/25/2015 9:47:53 PM

Had a success today! We went to Olive Garden for dinner, and I splurged with one breadstick, a little bit of salad, and got the baked tilapia with shrimp. Overall calories was under 700, and I only are about 1/2 of the main dish. I think it's a win!...  Read more

Mulching the Garden Helps Me So Much!

I have started a herb garden in addition to my veggie garden[with flowers outlining it!] and since my hubby mulched the herb garden for me, those weeds are being stifled and much LESS showing UP! So, it's off to the garden supply store to get mulch f...  Read more

exercise improvement

Whenever exercising, try to add a few more repetitions within your comfort zone, whenever possible....  Read more


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

Win a Heart-Rate Monitor from the dailySpark!

The dailySpark is celebrating its first anniversary! We couldn't have reached this milestone without devoted and engaged readers such as yourselves, so we would like to say thanks for making this such a successful, fun year. We've been launching a ne...  Read more

DVD Review: Jillian Michaels' No More Trouble Zones

"Zero in to tackle your trouble zones and lose up to 5 pounds a week! Eliminate love handles, muffin tops, and wobbly arms for good!" That's what Jillian Michaels' new DVD, No More Trouble Zones, promises to deliver. Her people contacted us to see if...  Read more