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Boxes of lettuce

Don’t get your food from a box. Unless you’re just reusing the box and filling it with fresh lettuce that you grew in your community garden, surrounded by your friends. Then, and only then, you may get your food from … Continue reading

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Heirloom Orange & Green Zebra Tomato!

Last summer, I visited the Florida School of Holistic Living’s Seed Bank. It is a comprehensive collection of heirloom seeds from Baker’s Creek, a gardener’s dream. We grew heirloom squash at New Image, calendula, sunflowers and, in my home garden, … Continue reading

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Tomato Chasers

Two years ago, we had this chicken living in our tomato bed at Herban Farms.  Not visiting, living.  She nested in the back of the bed, laid some eggs, fertilized the tomatoes for us.  Scared the daylight out of me … Continue reading

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Credo-Community Garden

People ask what Credo is about. This is it.

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Compost

At 10:00 this morning, we gathered at New Image’s Herban Farms, eager to plant our spring veggies.  My friends Jodi and Jan from Keep Orlando Beautiful and Green-Up Orlando organized the event, tailoring it to teaching us the benefits of … Continue reading

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Spring Planting

This morning, we’re planting a new bunch of seeds and starter plants at New Image.  The US Compost Council is coming to help and to show us a bit about composting; Keep Orlando Beautiful is helping out.  I’m wondering if … Continue reading

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Make it count.

I haven’t worked out in quite some time.  Because I don’t want to.  It takes a lot to get me to do something I don’t want to do, even if it’s good for me.  Lately, I’ve been thinking about how … Continue reading

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