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Gardening Zones Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Gardening Zones.

Fruit and Vegetable Gardening A-Z: Beans

Beans are one of the most popular vegetables on the planet and luckily, they're easy to cultivate. Bush beans are popular for their compact size and high yield. Pole beans, just as the name implies, grow on vines that require a trellis or other s...  Read more

Veggies to Plant and Harvest in the Fall

Have you ever noticed that your appetite tends to mimic the seasons? In winter, we crave hearty foods with potatoes, squash, garlic and onions and other cool-season produce. In summer, we're all about the veggies that have a refreshingly high wat...  Read more

Glossary of Gardening Terms

Expand your vocabulary or clarify some common gardening words and phrases with this easy-to-follow glossary of common terms. Bookmark this for later use! Acidic soil - Any soil with a pH lower than 7. Alkaline (basic) soil - Any soil with a...  Read more

Fruit and Vegetable Gardening A-Z: Onions

Countless healthy recipes and cooking techniques call for onions. There are three kinds of onions: short-day, intermediate-day and long-day. Make sure the varieties you choose match up with your hardiness zone. Hardiness Zones: 4-11 (Find your...  Read more

Fruit and Vegetable Gardening A-Z: Cucumbers

Fresh cucumbers straight from the garden are a cool delight on a hot day. These dark, slender fruits are must-haves for every garden! You can pickle them or slice them right into a salad. Hardiness Zones: 4-12 (Find your hardiness zone.) ...  Read more

Time Zone Difference
Updated 4/19/2014 4:56:13 PM

it's 1107pm (I'm in Arizona) and I checked my preferences in account settings & it has the correct time zone there so I'm wondering why the website thinks it's Saturday the 19th? I discovered this when I clicked on "Sparkpoints" and it said I ha...  Read more

How does your garden grow?
Updated 4/23/2014 6:07:59 PM

Mine is growing well. My lettuce and peas are sprouted and my blueberries are starting to appear. I see nectarines, peaches, pluots, apricots and strawberries developing as well. I have flowers on one of my tomatoes, though no tomatoes yet....  Read more

Tellme your exercise that is past the comfort zone
Updated 4/12/2014 4:54:50 PM

I have done plenty of exercises that goes past a normal comfort zone, so I'm opening up this motivation thread for anyone that wants to post an upcoming exercise that is now past their normal comfort zone and then probably will post some thoughts and...  Read more

Pics of my little cactus garden and some others
Updated 4/5/2014 9:22:21 AM

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individual.asp?blog_id=5664730 Cute! Heh?!...  Read more

Gardening
Updated 3/29/2014 10:17:02 PM

I just joined Sparkspeople.com. I have lost 10lbs but it is at this weight that I plateau. Frustrating as it may be, I need help to break this. Question, is gardening counted as exercise. I bend, squat, pull weeds, plant flowers and mow the...  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

Clean vehicle interior

Clean the interior of your vehicle and then make it a food and beverge free zone!...  Read more

Sparkling Belly Dancers

Welcome to the Shimmy Zone! Dancing newbies, seasoned performers, cabaret, tribal, video, live instruction - 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