How To Build A Mini Greenhouse For Early Planting | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

Extend Your Garden Season By 4 Months For Under $10!   If you live in a climate where you have a very short growing season due to the cold weather, you might want to consider extending your gardening season by building a mini greenhouse! A mini greenhouse can be built in under 10 minutes and for less than $10.00!  Wow, I know…kind of crazy right? You can extend your growing season by up to 4 months longer by building this…

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How To Warm Your Garden Soil Up For Early Planting | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

One Harsh Winter!   We had one of the coldest winters on record here in Wisconsin.  At one point we even hit -50ºF with the windchill…now that is cold! In preparation for spring planting, I had to think a bit out of the box this year.  You see we still have snow on the ground, which actually isn’t all that unusual for this time of the year in Wisconsin. Before I can even think about planting seeds (cool weather seeds)…

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Seed Starting - Growing Seeds Indoors For Healthy Plants | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

It Is Time For Seed Starting Indoors!    It is FINALLY starting to warm up a bit here in Wisconsin.  By warming up I mean, tonight is going to be 19ºF, but trust me…that is a warm up for us. Here in Wisconsin we go from brutally cold winters to spring in a blink of an eye.  If you don’t move quickly, you could lose your chance at starting seeds indoors. I started my seeds this week.  You can save…

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Start A Garden In 5 Easy Steps | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

How To Start A Garden Today!   Hey guys, am I ever excited to share with you all this great information on starting your own garden!  I have found an amazing resource to help you start, grow and harvest food from your garden. Lets face it, gardening can be overwhelming if you don’t know what you are doing.  But what if I told you that there is this awesome website that will simplify everything for you and will make gardening…

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How To Naturally Get Rid of Ladybugs AKA Asain Lady Beetles | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

  What are these Insects?   Alright, does anyone have these little insects crawling around their home right now?  I do, I took the picture below earlier today.   One might think that these are cute little ladybugs, but with a closer look, they will see that they are actually Asian lady beetles. Asian lady beetles are quite different then ladybugs and can quickly invade a home if they are not dealt with quickly.   How Can I tell if…

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Top 10 Healing Herbs For Natural Remedies | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

My Love For Herbs   If you have been around my site much, you might already know that I have a passion for gardening!  Have you seen all of our gardening posts? We also have a lot of gardening videos too!   One of my favorite things to grow in my garden is herbs!  Herbs make everything taste better and I can’t imagine cooking in my kitchen without them! But did you know that herbs also have healing qualities to them?…

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How Tomatoes Help Prevent Cancer | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

A diet rich in fruits and vegetables is one of the best ways to reduce your risk of cancer, and numerous studies have suggested that tomatoes in particular have a strong cancer-preventing effect. People whose diets contain more tomatoes have been shown to develop cancers at significantly lower rates, particularly cancers of the breast and prostate. Now, a study conducted by researchers from Rutgers and Ohio State Universities shows one mechanism by which tomatoes may fight breast cancer. The study…

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Tour Growing Real Food | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

  What is Growing Real Food?   Over the last few weeks I have been posting a lot of great articles to a new site called Growing Real Food. Today I want to tell you a little bit about this site and why I have created it. Growing Real Food is a place where I can take a much more detailed approach to gardening. I wanted an area were I could teach others how to grow real food in an easy…

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How To Grow Micro Greens | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

When Gardening Space is Limited or Non Existent   The warm summer air has got me yearning to plant, seed, sprout, and grow something.  But city dwelling doesn’t always lend itself well to this task.  Without outdoor space or even a balcony (and the community garden down the street has a five-year wait list) the options are limited.  That just means you need to get extra creative.  Fear not, there are plants that you can grow indoors.  That leads me…

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Eat Your Colors | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

  Eat Your Vegetables!   Growing up I was always told to “eat your carrots” and “eat your peas.” Little did I know that the benefits of eating color was so nutritional and was an important component to good health. One time, my brother ate so many carrots, his skin even turned orange. Maybe too much of something, isn’t so good after all? Well, one thing I do know to be true, is these lovely fruit and vegetables have powerful…

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