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How to Manage Earwigs!

The most characteristic feature of this fast-moving reddish-brown to black insect is the pair of approximately an inch long pincers at the tip of a long abdomen. Earwigs thrive in tight, dark, moist places such as under stones, in mulch, soil, (compost & vermicompost bins), and anywhere there is an accumulation of plant debris.

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Save $ by Making Your Own Raised Bed/Potting Soil Mix

One of the most common questions I’m asked is “how much money did it take to fill your beds? It must have cost a fortune!”. And they’re right, buying raised bed or potting soil mix from the store is very pricey! The Square Foot Gardening book introduced me to how to make my own and I’ve been doing that ever since. We have a blog post that details how we make our own soil. Check

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Juice recipe blog post

Our Favorite Yummy Vegetable ?? Juice ? Recipe to Make with Our Juicer ??

Trying to stay healthy can always be quite the challenge. It can also be like pulling teeth to get kids to eat their daily recommended servings of fruits and vegetables. Luckily, with these juices, it makes it so much easier! My kids all love these juices and enjoy drinking them with us. Typically, I make a large amount in the morning of whatever fruits and veggies we have on hand and we all drink on

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Worms blog post

How Worms Help Us Turn Kitchen Scraps Into Plant Gold!

Worms create tunnels in soil and eat organic matter which turns into worm castings that is an incredible compost for your plants! These tunnels allow oxygen to get to roots and increase the soil quality. We also have “composting worms” in both our outdoor and indoor worm bins that turn our kitchen scraps into plant gold! Worm “poop” is one of the best fertilizers you can use in your garden, and it also contains growth hormones for plants!

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Planting Brooklyn’s Fall Garden of Carrots, Yellow Beans, Green Beans, and Chives!

We built the kids a 3×3 flower bed when we first started and this year we gave them an additional 4×4 bed for veggies. Their spring bed didn’t do so well, but they’ve learned from their mistakes and are ready to start over with a fall bed of carrots, beans, and chives.

This video shows how we cleaned the bed out, added compost, and Brooklyn plants the entire bed by herself!

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