Pruning is not just for the Garden

Our bodies know how to “prune”  where is needed to make sure disease does not become overgrown and cause us problems!In 2015, I wrote this article for my blog post. Recently several people in our family and friends network are forever changed by disease. Some may pass away from their illness and others may have…

Grow your Medicine and Start Healing

This week I have to change my diet to a low fiber one since I will be getting a colonoscopy. I know it is a bit off topic when I consider this is a blog about growing food on an urban lot. But is it really? We live in a modern world where medicine is advancing…

Eat Dirt!

Yes, the new advice is to eat dirt for it provides many of the health benefits our bodies crave and need. You could go out and scoop up dirt from your yard and eat it, but I would not advise it. LOL. I doubt you would die, but there is a connection to the soil our…

Create a Garden this Year for help with Stress in your Life

I had goals in 2017 to post each week ( which I plan on doing) but got side tracked due to some health issues. My health issues are not something that is life threatening. They are something many people deal with in life. I have often written on here about my “anxiety” attacks. They are…

Have you heard the news “Dirt is the new Prozac”

Just think dirt is the new Prozac! Yes, creating a garden in your city lot can help with depression and anxiety. There is scientific proof that it heals our mind! It is evident to those of us that grow plants or spend time outdoors that we feel better, but now we have scientific evidence that it…