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Do You Ever Feel Alone in Your Natural Living Journey?by  

You read blogs, you follows all sorts of healthy websites on Facebook, you see all the new recipes and natural living tips on Pinterest... you're genuinely working at making changes and following through on living a wholesome, healthy lifestyle. But... Read More

Could you have a farm… in your own backyard?by  

About 5 years ago, I first stumbled upon the "homegrown revolution" and the idea that it was not only possible, but liberating to be able to grow one's own food. From that first spark, my backyard gardening attempts have continually... Read More

How to Plan Your Gardenby  

[caption id="attachment_10002" align="alignnone" width="518" caption="From my own garden plans, two of my raised beds with plans for greens, carrots, cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli."][/caption] In our Gardening 101 series, we’ve talked about a lot of different things so far... how to... Read More

7 Reasons to Square Foot Gardenby  

Written by Stacey T, Contributing Writer Spring is right around the corner, literally.  The first day of Spring officially arrives on Sunday! With the arrival of spring, there’s lots of talk here on Keeper of the Home about gardening this... Read More

Gardening with Herbs 101: Where to Beginby  

Written by Meg Dickey, Contributing Writer This month at Keeper of the Home, we're discussing Gardening 101.  What better way to throw off the weariness of winter than with the joyous awakening of the earth around us?  Today I'll be... Read More

7 Gardening Lessons from a Novice Gardenerby  

Written by Emily McClements, Contributing Writer Growing your own organic vegetables is a great way to provide your family with nourishing and frugal food.  Last summer was my first real attempt at growing our own food in a garden. Although... Read More

How to Plant Garlic in the Fallby  

Garlic has stolen my heart as an organic gardener, because it is hands down one of the easiest and most reliable crops that I've grown so far. For some reason, I initially had this idea that garlic was only for... Read More

Organic Food on a Budgetby  

Written by Angela Beery, Contributing Writer Now that the spring season is upon us, it is the perfect time to talk about fresh, local produce! Many exciting opportunities are ahead of us in the coming months. I don't know about... Read More

At Simple Organic: Using Houseplants to Reduce Toxins and Grow Fresh Airby  

This week you can find me over at Simple Organic, where I serve as a regular contributing writer. I'm talking about how to purify the toxins in the air in our homes, by using regular houseplants! Here's a snippet from... Read More

A Tale of Rhubarbby  

Guest Post by LaManda of The Yarden Rhubarb. Usually there are three responses when I ask the question “Do you like rhubarb?” They are reliably accompanied by facial expressions: 1. Facial expression: puzzlement and slight trepidation Accompanying answer “I’ve heard... Read More

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