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Grant finalist

Wednesday, November 26, 2014      6 comments

Many folks know that after I had an accident, I had lots of time to sit and reflect on what I wanted to do with my life. With my wonderful husband's support, I founded the nonprofit Hampton Grows. We teach gardening programs and help schools and... Read more

Gardening workout

Monday, November 17, 2014      7 comments

It's cold and dreary most places, but it seems like there is always something to do in the garden. Found this great article and really speaks to why I don't go to the gym. I'd much rather be in the garden!
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Abdominal Snowman

Sunday, October 12, 2014      11 comments

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Greenhouse Aquaponics Adventure

Monday, September 08, 2014      6 comments

We started our aquaponics last winter and managed to keep some of the "animals" alive all winter. The summer has been extreme in keeping the GH cool enough. It has definitely been a learning experience. We are raising tilapia, one of the best fi... Read more

Cooperative Extension

Thursday, September 04, 2014      3 comments

I stumbled across a website yesterday while doing some research for a meeting. I am a Master Gardener... why have I never seen this site before?!? Lots of great info and resources. If you aren't familiar with Cooperative Extension, there is a we... Read more

Best diet ever!

Saturday, August 30, 2014      5 comments

Probably the best diet you can ever go on!
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Friday, August 15, 2014      14 comments

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Herb infographic

Saturday, July 05, 2014      6 comments

This is a pretty cool herb chart that can offer some ideas when looking at what do do with those glorious herbs you are growing!
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Thursday, June 26, 2014      5 comments

I am no runner and pretty much hate standard exercise. BUT, I can't help but be inspired by these athletes! WOW!... Read more

Zucchini Salsa and a bonus recipe!

Monday, June 23, 2014      8 comments

Zukes are coming in like crazy! Did you know you can sub most other summer squash for zucchini? I made a mixed squash bread, using zucchini, "yellow" squash and patty pan. Just remember to cut out any large seeds. We eat a lot of fish, usu... Read more

41 Truly Powerhouse Fruits and Veggies

Friday, June 06, 2014      4 comments

I just read this awesome article from the Washington Post on 41 super foods based on "nutrient density". While I disagree with iceberg lettuce, the biggest surprise was the lower rankings for most fruits. What do you think??? http://www.was... Read more

Are you on FB? Help me win!

Thursday, May 01, 2014      2 comments

My nonprofit is one of the finalist to win $1500 in plants. We implement garden programs in low income areas... schools, public spaces, food deserts. If you want to know more about us, check out our website. ... Read more

Rain Barrel Auction

Friday, April 18, 2014      7 comments

Tonight is the Rain Barrel Art Auction at our History Museum. Just a few more hours and it will be done and I can sleep... I hope! If you want to see the entries, please go to: Have a wonderful day,... Read more

Oh so many plants

Sunday, March 23, 2014      12 comments

It's no secret that I drive myself nuts trying to get ready for the spring plant sale. This year, I'm doubly crazy since we have a Rain Barrel Art Auction the week before the sale. Yup, color me nuts. Today I did a quick inventory and came... Read more

Birds, bees, Milkweed and more

Tuesday, March 18, 2014      8 comments

Questions yesterday got me thinking of stuff I had no clue about before we started this adventure. Milkweed is from the asclepias family, over 140 strong. They are the host plant for the Monarch butterflies. Our favorites are Butterfly, w... Read more

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