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Gardening Zones Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Gardening Zones.

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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

House work and gardening fitness
Updated 3/27/2015 4:34:33 PM

As a newbie I am surprised at the emphasis on going to gym/pool. In the winter I do go to the pool but as the good weather arrives my exercise comes from starting and maintaining my lawn, garden, vegetable garden. But it does not seem to be mentioned...  Read more

Does anyone do the Zone Diet? Pros / cons, likes
Updated 3/7/2015 12:28:55 PM

Does anyone do the Zone Diet? Pros / cons, likes / dislike, love / hate?...  Read more

Stepping outside of my comfort zone.
Updated 3/6/2015 11:18:33 PM

Hi Everyone, It may be that part of my issue is that I am very private. So...I am taking this opportunity to introduce myself and publicly state that I am committed to getting fit. I wish you every success in your journey. 381...  Read more

Finally out of that nasty "obese" zone
Updated 3/5/2015 11:22:33 AM

I've been at a stall for 2 weeks and the scale was my enemy so i put it away. My starting weight was 263, that was last may. Today i weighed in at 179 after avoiding the scale for a week. So proud but at the same time it seems funny because everytime...  Read more

Today I will stay out of the "red zone" for my cal
Updated 2/24/2015 1:52:41 PM

Today I will stay out of the "red zone" for my caloric intake. Hoping to see .3 pounds dropped tomorrow morning! Already had a terrible breakfast, and a not so great lunch but the calories matter today!...  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

Sparkling Belly Dancers

Welcome to the shimmy zone! Dancing newbies, seasoned performers, cabaret, Tribal, video, live instruction - belly dancing for our lives and getting healthy with a brilliant sparkle!...  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