Early snowfall doesn't stop this Great Lakes Region school from getting involved!

Changing Habits – Farm to School Month

What do kids know about food? A lot more, these days, thanks to Farm to School Programs. Educators nationwide are helping young people to break free of the kids’ menu mentality. No more chicken fingers, fries and fish sticks – we’re talking real, garden-fresh, local and seasonal ingredients, farm to table style. It’s National Farm to […]

It's easy to incorporate artificial arrangements into any baby shower theme. Think color!

Baby Shower Flowers for Every Season

Baby showers are a time to celebrate a sweet new bundle of joy and a great opportunity for ladies to get together for a fun party. But when planning a baby shower and dealing with all of the games, food, and decor, it helps to have something to save time and make a statement. Artificial […]

Wrap-Around Iron Faux Balcony

Faux Balconies that Make a Statement

Faux Balconies that Make a Statement A quick and easy way to add character to a home and boost curb appeal is to add a faux balcony. It provides a unique and personalized look without the need for expensive construction of building an actual balcony. Plus, it adds a whimsical touch to both the inside […]

The sulfur compounds in garlic make it a tasty ingredient and great way to lower your blood pressure.

Growing Garlic in Containers

There aren’t many scents more delicious than garlic-laden food simmering in your kitchen. This bulbous plant is used around the world as a seasonings and condiment. Its popularity has made it a staple in modern grocery stores and specialty markets. Still, store-bought garlic can’t compare to fresh garlic grown right in your own home. Garlic […]

Railing Window Boxes on a Brownstone in New York City

Drip Irrigation for Window Boxes

Irrigation Through the Ages When it came to irrigation, the farmers of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Rome had geography on their side. Civilizations have always sprung up around large bodies of fresh water because of the fertile farmland they produce. Today’s farmers have invested their resources into modern, high-tech irrigation systems that provide hydration to […]