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I'm a stay at home mom living in Central North Carolina with my three-year-old daughter and husband. I love organic gardening and trying to create sustainable living conditions for my family and neighbors. You can find me actively sharing hints and tips on my blog ( You can also find me on Twitter at @FoglsKitchen.

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Sowing Your Seeds

May 11, 20110 Comments

If you’ve already selected seeds for your spring garden, you may be wondering what to do next. The first step is to read the package carefully, since it will note if the seeds are best for direct sowing or starting indoors. A lot of seeds are just fine to direct sow into the ground — […]

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Square-Foot Gardening

February 4, 20100 Comments

Would you like to start a garden but don’t ┬áthink you have enough space? No problem! “Square-Foot Gardening” is a great way to make the most out of your small space in order to produce some serious produce. Gardener extraordinaire Mel Bartholomew coined the phrase and introduced this concept in 1981. What is Square-Foot Gardening? […]

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Gardening Seeds 101

January 21, 20100 Comments

Spring is still some time away, but ordering seed in advance will save you the unnecessary stress and hassle of shopping for your garden at the last minute. So let’s spend some time now figuring out what you’d like to plant and how to find the best seeds based on your budget. Order by Catalog […]

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