It’s Spring! Here come the egg bearing bunnies!

Spring has sprung and in south Florida, it’s a joyous time of year! The weather is glorious, there’s no other word for it. Not too hot to sit outside, but hot enough to start enjoying popsicles and sand boxes! In just a few weeks, your yard could be crawling with little children searching for eggs, so we’d better take a look at what we need to do in April before those eggs are hidden! [Read more…]

Growing your own veggies: Spring edition

Contents:
1. Why grow your own?
2. What to grow and how?
3. How to use or freeze the veggies.
4. Recipe ideas for your home grown food.

We have all seen Michelle Obama’s White House garden and now she has announced a new book coming in April 2012 touting the benefits of the White House garden. Yeah, it might be a political move, especially given the timing, but no one can fault the message. Growing your own food can be pretty easy, miles healthier than grocery bought produce and, of course, much cheaper (a packet of 500 carrot seeds will cost the same as one packet from the supermarket which is, what, about 7 carrots?).
But there are other benefits you may not have considered: [Read more…]

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