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Beyond The Garden

Live your best life! Learn about the different things you can do with your harvest, the latest healthy lifestyle trends, and ways you can make an impact outside of the garden.

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Holiday Gifts For The Garden’s Busiest Workers

Bees, birds, butterflies, insects, moths, and even bats are crucial to a thriving and active ecosystem. According to the US Department …

Lactic Acid Fermentation A Tasty And Nutritious Science Experiment

Fermentation is one of the oldest methods of food preservation. Since the stone age, it has been used worldwide to …

Spooky Plants And Halloween Horror In The Garden

I love Halloween and everything about it, from tales of scary witches and eerie haunted houses to costumes and trick-or-treating …

Taking On The Global Climate Crisis

After four years of apathy toward the United States’ climate crisis, a new administration in Washington is trying to make …

Nothing But Love And Appreciation: What Does Your Garden Mean To You?

As Canadians continue to celebrate the Year of the Garden (YOTG), the Canadian Garden Council encourages all garden enthusiasts, from …

Hug Some Trees Before They Disappear

If you aren’t already a tree hugger, it might be time to start hugging. The Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) has …

Chemistry 101: All You Need To Know About Water For Your Plants

Water, Water Everywhere Earth has a lot of water. Ocean water covers about 71% of the Earth’s surface and makes …

Tips And Tricks For Shopping At The Local Farmer’s Market

With inflation rising, everyone is looking for a way to save money, especially when it comes to groceries. Farmer’s markets …

From Coast To Coast: Celebrating Canada’s Official Flowers

Did you know that every province and territory in Canada has an official flower? From woodland areas to prairie grasslands, …

How Gardeners Everywhere Can Celebrate Garden Days 2022

You don’t need an excuse to get out and spend some time with your plants, but in case you haven’t …

How New Technology is Being Driven by Legal Compliance

North America’s reconciliation with cannabis has been nothing short of a sea-change, marking a shift in perspective on a plant …

Relationships and Rethinking Profit in Local Food Business

Every business wants to make a profit; that’s how companies progress, and that’s how growth happens. So how can we …

Garden Therapy: Stop And Smell The Roses For Better Mental Health

I am always on the prowl for new ways to reduce the level of anxiety coursing through my veins. A …

The Year Of The Garden Encourages Canadians To Live Their Best Garden Lives

How much do you know about your country’s horticultural past, present, and future? The Canadian Garden Council (CGC) encourages people to …

Planting Sunflowers For Peace In Ukraine

A new movement is encouraging gardeners to plant sunflowers for peace in Ukraine. Sunflowers face east at dawn to greet …

At The Crossroads: To Use or Be Used By Technology?

If you live in the modern world, technology is a big deal. This becomes obvious when you lose your phone …

All You Need Is Love And Cut Flowers: How To Grow A Kindness Victory Garden

What’s the last kind thing you did for somebody? It doesn’t have to be a grand gesture; even something small …

Regenerative Agriculture The Solution To Reconnecting With Nature And Ourselves

The way we treat the soil reflects the way we treat ourselves, and the way we treat ourselves is the …

The Rise Of Eco-Anxiety: How Can We Learn To Cope?

These days, it’s hard not to feel stressed about the environment. The world is heating too quickly, and major weather …

Good Reads That Will Make Your Thumb Greener And Your Holiday Brighter

The holidays are for getting together with friends and family (when the health situation allows), but it’s also important to …

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