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Eat Your Weeds

Harvesting what you didn't plant

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Weed identifier

Started by Kailyn Apr 1. 0 Replies

I found this great resource on Better Homes & Gardens that may be helpful for this group. I so rarely really know what I am pulling or how to treat (or if I can eat) it! Few to none of the ones…Continue

Tags: spring, fall, mulch, planting, treatment

Edible Weeds

Started by Head Gardener/Scotts Miracle-Gro Mar 11. 0 Replies

We found this article from Good Housekeeping on 10 edible weeds. Might serve as a good reference.…Continue

Tags: cooking, food, organic, green, weeds

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Comment by Alex Silbajoris on March 9, 2014 at 10:27am

This group is for discussion about edible "weeds" in your gardens, or foraged from elsewhere.

Comment by Su Lok on March 11, 2014 at 3:35pm

The Columbus Dispatch ran a story today on the rising cost of groceries. Growing and eating produce from the garden is even more timely and cost effective.

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Divide your daylilies

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on September 2, 2014 at 10:04am 0 Comments

If you have many daylilies that are due for dividing in the #fall, make note of the #flower colors now while they are in bloom, so you know where to show them off to best advantage. Mark each plant with a stake designating the color or make a diagram with the locations of the plants and their colors specified. Fall is also the…

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Extending the Gardening Season

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on August 29, 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Extend your growing season by building a plant tunnel, or hoop-house. Student gardeners can keep track of temperatures in the tunnel and decide what they need to do to maintain an environment to help plants thrive. Use our building guide and challenge students to invent their own means of providing shelter and extra warmth for the school garden beds:http://bit.ly/1nbutrO…

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Excess produce? Share the harvest with a local food pantry!

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on August 27, 2014 at 8:22am 0 Comments

August is filled with fresh fruits and veggies, often more than one gardener can handle. Have extra food from your harvest? Share with your neighbors or consider donating to your local food bank or soup kitchen to those in need. To find a food pantry in your area, visit http://www.foodpantries.org/

Garden Fundraising for Schools!

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on August 26, 2014 at 5:05pm 0 Comments

Ready to to start a garden fundraiser with your school this year? OurGardening with Kids fundraising kits give schools and organizations the opportunity to earn a 50% profit and offer free shipping using products that are hand-selected by the NGA team while promoting healthy living. 

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Discussion Forum

Weed identifier

Started by Kailyn Apr 1. 0 Replies

I found this great resource on Better Homes & Gardens that may be helpful for this group. I so rarely really know what I am pulling or how to treat (or if I can eat) it! Few to none of the ones…Continue

Tags: spring, fall, mulch, planting, treatment

Edible Weeds

Started by Head Gardener/Scotts Miracle-Gro Mar 11. 0 Replies

We found this article from Good Housekeeping on 10 edible weeds. Might serve as a good reference.…Continue

Tags: cooking, food, organic, green, weeds

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