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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Easy DIY: All-Natural Disinfecting Cleaning Solution

Maybe your local supermarket has run out of household cleaners and disinfectants. Or perhaps you’re looking for an effective, all-natural …

Nothing Says Happy Valentine’s Day Like Flowers

What are you giving your special someone this Valentine’s Day? If you answered flowers or roses, you’re not alone! Today …

Beehaviors: The Festooning Of Bees (Part 3)

We humans, with our particle accelerators and Wikipedia, like to think we are the smartest species on Earth. Yet still, …

Mushrooms Provide All-Natural Remedies For Humans And The Planet

Mushrooms are all the rage these days; from their magical healing qualities and health benefits to their impact on supporting …

Beehaviors: Swarming, AKA, Looking For a New Hive (Part 2)

If you were ever lucky enough to see the incredible sight of hundreds of bees flying frantically above your head …

What is Food? Changing The World One Bite At a Time

Sometimes, the most familiar things are the most foreign. We have never seen the hydrogen bonds in a water molecule, …

Green Christmas Tree Disposal

Shortly after the chaos of the holidays comes the mad dash to get the Christmas tree and falling needles out …

Gardening Books For The Holidays And Beyond

The holidays are for traditions, relaxing, and taking the time to do things you don’t always have the time to …

Kissing Under The Mistletoe: Fun Plant Facts

Have you ever wondered why holiday traditions have us kissing under the mistletoe? Here are a few fun facts about …

Beehaviors: The Waggle Dance (Part 1)

Last summer, we put our apiary through some major changes. We broke some “traditional” beekeeping rules and tested some new …

Give The Gift Of Plants This Holiday Season

Homemade Seed Packets This gift takes some planning, but gardeners who think of doing it at the end of the …

Environmental Wake-Up Call: Getting Back To Our Roots

It’s something that needs to be discussed, and yet so many people remain silent.  Mental health knows no boundaries and …

How To Grow A Healthy Society

Society is heavily influenced by narrative and incentive.   The stories that we tell can be a means of turning our …

5 Cool Ways To Use A Pumpkin After Halloween

Halloween isn’t complete without the perfect pumpkin! Around the world, many families continue the tradition of picking an orange squash, …

Cannabis and Chronic Pain: The Endorphin Connection

Written by Chris Matich Humans have used cannabis for pain relief for a thousand years, but only recently have we …

#StoptheWaste Campaign Tackles Food Waste And Hunger

Celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern has created a recipe for a Thai Coconut Salmon Soup that uses salmon heads and other …

All-Natural Allergy Relief

Put your hand up if you suffer from seasonal allergies. Tired of popping pills to control the gamut of symptoms, …

Can Mushrooms Save the Bees?

The bees are dying and in massive numbers, a tragedy, given their importance to the ecosystem. It is estimated that …

Gardening Offers Plenty of Physical Benefits Through Exercise

There’s no denying that gardens are great for us! From the proven mental health benefits to the many calories burned …

Detox with Fruit And Fasting

We might live longer, but do we live better? The developed world eats more than ever, and yet, we grow …

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