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What to Grow in Your Shade Vegetable Container Garden

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

I’ve been growing for about 1.5 years between my fire escape garden and now my balcony garden. Both gardens received at max 6 hours of direct sunlight a day. Here’s a short list of ones that I’ve had success with: * Lettuces * Kale * Swiss chard * Parsely * Oregano * Cilantro and dill (I’m likely stretching it with those two) Here’s others that I’ve been told grow well in the shade as well: * Spinach * Arugula * Watercress * Collard greens * Pretty much any dark leafy green

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    Guerrilla Gardening Beirut. Pimping Pavements GGTV

    Thursday, June 21st, 2012

    Whilst on honeymoon Richard and Lyla Reynolds are inspired by the potty streets of Beirut to do a little guerrilla gardening. It also includes a flash back to Libya. Check out www.guerrillagardening.org and http

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      Container Gardening Season 1 – Week 11: Hand Pollination

      Sunday, January 15th, 2012

      Here’s this week’s video. It includes a demonstration of how we hand pollinate our cucumbers. Check out Tiffany’s blog post: thrifty20something.com Here’s a list of everything we’re trying to grow on our patio: – Cherry Tomatoes – Zucchini – Squash – Green Onions – Basil – Peppers – Lettuce – Green Beans – Cucumbers – Pumpkin (I know, I’m skeptical too)

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        Last Minute Holiday Gifts for Home Gardeners 50% at Your Local Hardware Store

        Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

        John from www.growingyourgreens.com shares with you a coupon that will save you 50% off any item under at a local hardware store, that is valid 12/17 only. Also in this episode you will learn about two items John purchased last time they had the 50% off deal.. Including Corona Pruners and Orange Guard, Johns favorite natural ant spray. This deal is now expired.

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          Urban Organic Gardener Series Launches in 2012

          Sunday, December 25th, 2011

          City girl, fear not: urban gardening is easy, simple, and fire-escape-proof. No studio apartment is too small, no ledge is too far out for your host Mike Lieberman as he shows you the bare bone basics for city garden success. No yard – or landlord permission slip – required.

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            Top 10 Most Popular Urban Organic Gardener Posts of 2011

            Friday, December 16th, 2011

            There were over 150 posts on Urban Organic Gardener in 2011. Do I really have that much to say?! Since it’s December, I’ve decided to share with you the most popular ones for the year based on your votes. You didn’t really vote, but you kinda of did by checking out these articles. This list is compiled strictly from my analytics based on how many times a page was viewed. I won’t get into the speculation and reasons why I think they are so popular. I will let you do that. Here they are… For more information, please visit www.UrbanOrganicGardener.com

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              5 Things I Learned About Gardening in 2011

              Sunday, December 11th, 2011

              It’s December that means it’s time to start breaking out the “2011” lists. Here are five things that I learned about gardening in 2011. What did you learn? For more information, please visit www.UrbanOrganicGardener.com.

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                Best Post Black Friday Deal For Gardeners.. Save 50% Off Saturday November 26 Only

                Saturday, November 26th, 2011

                John from www.growingyourgreens.com shares with you the best after black friday sale for gardeners. In this episode you will learn why John got up early this Saturday to make this video and where he is going to get 50% off one item of his choice to keep his garden habbit growing. Print the coupon at www.acehardware.com

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                  CSR Minute: Nature’s Path & Organic Gardening’s “Gardens for Good” Campaign

                  Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

                  he Gardens for Good contest, sponsored by Nature’s Path, the maker of organic breakfast foods, and Organic Gardening Magazine, continues to receive applications from urban farms through its Facebook campaign. The competition is awarding 000 for urban farming ideas that produce organic food. Applications are being accepted through the end of this month at facebook.com/naturespath. MGM Resorts International has issued an Environmental Responsibility Report that outlines the company’s strategy, titled “Green Advantage.” By the end of last year MGM Resorts had reduced electric power consumption by 140 million kilowatt hours; reduced carbon emissions by 56000 thousand metric tons; reduced water consumption by 200 million gallons; and diverted more than 33 percent of its waste from local landfills. The company also introduced the first fleet of compressed natural gas-powered limousines, as well as organic and sustainable food programs at its 165 restaurants. For more information on these and other stories, go to thecsrminute.com

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                    CSR Minute: Nature’s Path and Organic Gardening Magazine Partner in Gardens for Good

                    Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

                    Nature’s Path, the maker of organic breakfast foods, and Organic Gardening magazine have launched a Facebook campaign to give away 000 for urban farming ideas. Gardens for Good 2011 will award the grant money to help urban farms and community gardens produce fresh, organic food. Last year, Gardens for Good funded three gardens, in California, Florida, and British Columbia. Applications are now being accepted at www.facebook.com/naturespath. Rudolf Steiner Social Finance celebrated 150 years of social transformation inspired by Rudolf Steiner with a festival held in San Francisco last Sunday. The event included interactive workshops, panel discussions, and organic and biodynamic food and wine tastings. Rudolf Steiner’s contributions include Waldorf education and biodynamic farming. For more information on these and other stories, go to thecsrminute.com

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