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Elderberries

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Have you heard of elderberry?  Well, it is one of the few plants that can be found on almost every continent on the earth.  It has a litany of medicinal properties.  The berries and flowers are amazing.  Not to mention it is a superfood!  It is said that Hippocrates raved about all of the health benefits of this plant.  Are you interested in growing it now?Since Elderberries are grown all over the world in varying climates, it is safe to assume that it is relatively easy to grow.  If you are planning on growing is a shrub, realize that it...

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Favorite Organic Fertilizers

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There are many different fertilizer options available on the market, and to a new gardener, it could be overwhelming.  Some are synthetic, and some are organic. Whichever you choose to use is entirely up to you.  I am not here to tell one is better than the other just here to clarify which ones are my favorites and staples in my garden.  When it comes to fertilizers I will say this,  for a new gardener synthetic fertilizers are easier, as they will get you the results to keep you motivated and excited about gardening, but these results come at a...

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How to properly water your garden

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How to Water Properly  We all know that one of the most critical factors that can make or break a garden is access to water.  A newly planted garden cannot grow or thrive without water.  Did you know that there was a proper way to water a garden?  I mean you could just grab a hose and begin making it rain on the plants, but this could lead to problems down the road.  Following these tips will help increase the productivity of your garden and watering efficiency.1.       Water early in the morning -  The garden soil temperature is lowest during...

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Roasted Carrot, Sweet Potato, & Brussels Sprouts

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Roasted Carrot, Sweet Potato, & Brussels Sprouts If you’re looking for a simple side dish you can’t go wrong with pan roasted vegetables. Here’s what you will need to make it:1️⃣. 1/2 Brussels sprouts (peeled & cut in half)2️⃣. 1 medium sweet potato, peeled & cut into 1” pieces3️⃣. 1 medium carrot (peeled & sliced diagonally)4️⃣. 3 garlic cloves, smashed 5️⃣. 1/3 cup olive oil6️⃣. 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 7️⃣. 2 tablespoons dried rosemary 8️⃣. Salt & pepper (1 teaspoon of each)•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••➡️ Preheat oven to 400° & get a cookie sheet pan with foil (drizzle with olive oil)➡️ Add peeled...

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Peppers & Potato Soup

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Peppers & Potato Soup

Peppers & Potato SoupHere’s what you need: 1️⃣. 2 poblano peppers- seeded & roughly sliced2️⃣. 2 jalapeños- sliced3️⃣. 3 garlic cloves- minced4️⃣. 1 carrot- peeled & sliced5️⃣. 1 shallot- sliced 6️⃣. 4 potatoes- peeled & cut into cubes7️⃣. 2 cups of broth of your choice 8️⃣. 2 cups milk of your choice 9️⃣. 2 tablespoons of olive oil & flour🔟. Salt, pepper (1 teaspoon of each)*** Optional: avocado & cilantro for garnish ***•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••➡️ To a soup pot add olive oil, shallot, carrots, poblano peppers, jalapeños, & garlic over medium heat for about 5 minutes (be sure to stir)➡️ Next add...

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