Archive for July, 2010

Urban garden experiment is blossoming in Houston

I posted this article, inspired by Maureen’s naming of our neighborhood, “The Garden District of Chicago.” We already have the Three Brothers Community Garden, where else could we grow herbs and vegetables to share? ~ Cathie

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Pictures from the Garden Walk are now posted to the blog.

Check them out now and be sure to check back. I’ll be posting more soon.

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Cilantro Cures All

This leafy herb doesn’t just spice up Mexican food—it can kill bacteria, soothe sore muscles, and pep you up.

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How to cast a leaf in concrete for a one-of-a-kind birdbath.

You don’t have to pay a lot for a one-of-a-kind birdbath. This spring, look for plants with large leaves to add to your garden. Then turn one of those big beauties into a birdbath.

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All About Composting

Making compost is the most satisfying way to recycle your yard debris and improve your soil. Compost is a key ingredient
in a lush, easy-to-maintain

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The Top 10 Plants for Removing Indoor Toxins

A recent NASA study has determined the top 10 plants for reducing indoor air pollution.

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How to build a simple water feature.

In this video, I show you how to breathe new life into a salvaged urn by creating this easy water feature in 5 quick steps.

Continue Reading July 1, 2010 at 6:41 AM Leave a comment

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