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Watch My Food (and Flowers) Grow – A South Florida Garden Journal Online

April 20th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Welcome to the online world of blogging, or journal keeping, to Lila Steinhoff. Lila, an old friend of mine, has a green thumb and we occasionally share plants – and growing advice. I envy her okra. Now, she’s writing about growing vegetables here in South Florida. It’s no easy feat. Smart gardeners down here grow […]

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EatBeat: Lake Park Community Garden Teaches Kids to Grow Food This Weekend

January 20th, 2012 · No Comments

Parents and grandparents: Here’s a chance to let your kids get down and dirty in an educational setting that’s fun. It’s the Children’s Gardening Club, and it meets Saturday from 9 to 10:30 in Lake Park’s Community Garden. The program will teach them all about dirt – why it’s important to have good dirt to […]

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I’m Eating Homegrown Tomatoes, and Learned How to Grow Them at the Mounts’ Popular Farm Your Backyard Class

January 6th, 2012 · 2 Comments

If you follow me on Facebook, you know my garden has produced its first tomato, which I ate happily over the sink. I’ve thrown okra from the garden into a soup, and given away jalapenos to friends. I ate collards on New Years and plan a mess of Swiss chard for dinner — probably tonight. […]

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