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Summer Harvest Recipes

  Tomatoes, Zucchini, and Peppers oh my! Do you have tomatoes galore? Zucchini for days? Peppers that just won’t stop? First, congratulations! Second, don’t let those veggies and all your hard work go to waste. Start harvesting now and then use these simple recipes to create a beautiful summer feast! Harvest each of the below […]

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Are You Mulching?

I think it’s safe to say that Summer is officially here! With temperatures in the 90s most weeks, the plants in your garden are likely feeling the heat. Watering is of course one of the most important practices for a thriving garden, especially in the heat and in case you need a quick how-to on […]

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Spotlight: Upper Room (Holy Cross Catholic School)

Each summer churches, community centers and schools throughout the metro host Upper Room summer programs. The Upper Room envisions healthy and vibrant urban core neighborhoods. Their mission is to “Transform and revitalize urban core neighborhoods by offering and supporting quality programs, including education, comprehensive health care, jobs, and community and economic development.” The Upper Room […]

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4 Steps to Summer Garden Success

The temperature is rising! For a guaranteed successful summer harvest, it’s a good idea to prepare your gardens for the hot summer months ahead! Water, Water, Water Maintaining a consistent watering schedule will ensure that your tomatoes grow gradually rather than in spurts, preventing stretch marks or misshaped tomatoes. Stake your tomatoes Before your tomatoes […]