• How to Compost in the Garden
    Starting to Guide to Composting What is compost? When organic matter has finished decomposing the end result is compost. Although there are many types of organic matter such as manure, leaves, garden waste and kitchen scraps etc. although there are many types of composting organic matter will eventually do its job with or without you. […]
  • Growing Tomato Plants
    Growing Tomatoes – Heirloom Vs Hybrid Varieties Tomatoes from the grocery store shelves taste like-NOTHING! Why? Most of the tomatoes purchased from grocery stores have been harvested days before they reach the grocery, treated to turn red, and bred to stay firm and not bruise on the shelves. Plant breeding for the last fifty years […]
  • How Your Old Carrot Peels and Apple Cores Can Make You Healthier and Be Kind to the Planet Too
    You may think that throwing your carrot peelings and apple cores in the garbage has no effect since they will decompose anyway. But even natural plant matter will last for years when it’s sealed in a plastic bag and tossed into a landfill. As a great example of community responsibility, the city of Seattle, WA […]
  • Chicken Pasta With A Kick
    What you need: 1/2 kilogram boneless and skinless chicken breast, cut into bite sized pieces 2 1/2 cups chicken broth 1 1/4 cups linguine pasta 1 cup tomato sauce 1/4 cup hot pepper sauce 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon cornstarch dissolved in 1 tablespoon water 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes […]