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How to Grow a Sunflower

How to Grow a Sunflower GoodGirlGoneGreen.com

Of all the seeds I have ever placed in the ground, sunflower seeds are the most likely to produce, survive, and develop into astounding gorgeousness. They are reliable, edible, and beautiful. I prefer the giant sunflower varieties like Mammoth Russian and Mammoth Grey. This year’s favorite variety is Lemon Queen Organic Heirloom from Botanical Interests. Just […]

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How to Prepare Your Garden for Spring

How to Prepare Your Garden for Spring GoodGirlGoneGreen.com

How to Prepare Your Garden for Spring Winter is coming to an end, so you better get your gardening on and start preparing now for your spring planting. Before you know it, temperatures will start to warm, and those buds you have been waiting for all season will start to bloom. Spring brings with it […]

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6 Tips on How to Properly Plant a Tree

Sustainability is, simply put, the capacity to endure. It’s about using what we need to live now without jeopardizing the potential for people in the future to meet their needs, too. If an activity is said to be sustainable it should be able to continue forever. ~Dawn Gifford, Small Footprint Family (<–affiliate) Dawn is all about […]

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How to Compost in the City

City and suburban composting is definitely possible. All you need is a small yard area or even a balcony space. Add rain-barrels (like his one -affiliate link) and a small compost bin and you are all set. Making new soil is easy to do in this small space. To help beautify the area a bit, […]

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How One Person Can Make a Difference

Shawna Coronado. I may or may not have a girl crush on her. So if you haven’t heard that name before you sure are missing out. Seriously- she is the most wonderful and inspiring women, and she can plant and grow kale like nobodies business. I really wish I had some of her green thumb. […]

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How to Plant a Tomato

Mid-summer is one of my favorite times of the year; it is when the tomato harvest is coming on hard and strong. Above you see a photo that shows how my tomatoes are growing this season – ripening up nicely! Fresh tomatoes are like manna from heaven and I could eat them right off the […]

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How to Grow Dinosaur Kale

Last year in early spring, while others were still shivering from 30 degree temps, I bundled up and headed out to my local nursery to find some plants for a local T.V show appearance. The T.V show appearance featured plants you can plant in a spring container. From the moment my eye first landed on […]

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Composting 101- Learn How to Compost

Learn how to compost the right way

Shawna Coronando is back this week sharing her composting wisdom. I just adore her, and the fact that she oozes green, and has the most wonderful and upbeat personality- you can’t help, but love her! The only thing I do applaude is that she donates some of her produce to her local food pantry when […]

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How to Grow a Vegetable Garden in Low Light

I was lucky enough to speak with the lovely and garden savvy, Shawna Coronado on a few occasions. She oozes green, and has the most wonderful and upbeat personality. You can’t help, but love her! She has shared How to Plant a Sustainable Front Lawn Veggie Garden and How to Build a Vertical Living Wall Garden […]

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How to Build a Vertical Living Wall Garden

I was lucky enough to speak with the lovely and garden savvy, Shawna Coronado on a few occasions. She oozes green, and has the most wonderful and upbeat personality. You can’t help, but love her! A few weeks ago she shared “How to Plant a Sustainable Front Lawn Veggie Garden,” and now I am very […]

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