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Home Gardening Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Home Gardening.

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Calculating the Cost of Growing Your Own Food

Many of us assume that a backyard vegetable garden can save us money, but is it really true? After investing in equipment, soil, seeds and water, do you really come out on top? The answer varies upon the size of your garden, whether you start yo...  Read more

Kid-Friendly Valentine's Day Surprises

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about chocolate and other decadent treats. Show the kids in your life how much you love them with simple, healthy snacks and heartfelt messages. They'll remember the creativity a lot longer than a ba...  Read more

Hike Yourself Fit

I was watching a rerun of "Sex and the City" the other night, in which Carrie is visiting a new boyfriend, David. They’re enjoying a nice picnic on the grassy hillside, and David mentions that there are beautiful hiking trails all aro...  Read more

The 15-Minute Gardener's Workout

The rains are ready. The garden tools are ready. Is your body ready? There are all types of outdoor activities to enjoy, just waiting for you while the weather is nice. But there is something special about beautifying your yard with flower...  Read more

How to Start an Indoor Herb Garden

Do the changing seasons leave you a little wistful for summer’s wealth of fresh produce? Then keep the growing season going all year by starting an indoor herb garden! Even if you have little experience with plants or very little space to work...  Read more

Today was almost a failure. I got home from work
Updated 9/27/2016 2:33:35 AM

Today was almost a failure. I got home from work exhausted & took a 45 min 'power nap' that turned into 1 hour & 45 mins. I started to make excuses, cuz I wanted to just be lazy, but I made myself get up & do a 30 min workout. I'm so glad I did!...  Read more

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Updated 9/25/2016 7:51:08 PM

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Since I'll be home for Christmas with the parents
Updated 9/25/2016 6:28:31 PM

Since I'll be home for Christmas with the parents and in-laws, that means my new goal is to lose at least 10lbs before then. #goals...  Read more

At home thinking of ways to workout in 10-15 minut
Updated 9/23/2016 9:33:45 PM

At home thinking of ways to workout in 10-15 minutes daily. I have been feeling energized, then about 30 minutes later I am sleepy. I am drained quickly. must see what is wrong....  Read more

Home life is sooo hard right now. We are going th
Updated 9/21/2016 1:41:11 PM

Home life is sooo hard right now. We are going through so much as a family and no one seems to be coping in a healthy way. I try so hard not to let it get to me but somedays I am so raw I can't help but get down. #prayforme...  Read more

No more bottled water

We used to buy bottled water by the case on a weekly basis which not only cost us money but effects the environment. Now we use a Brita filter that's attached to our faucet, I fill up a pitcher to put in the fridge for cold water and we also have wa...  Read more

How Gardening Can Improve Your Health, Fitness, Mood and Nutrition

How Gardening Can Improve Your Health, Fitness, Mood and NutritionModern living tends to sever your connection to the natural world, and many are now starting to recognize just how important a connection with the land is for health and happiness.Heal...  Read more

Stay at Home Moms

A fantastic group for Stay at Home Moms. Find support from others like you. We have lot's of topics and weekly challenges....  Read more

Chef Meg's Top 10 Tools for a Stress-Free Kitchen

Awhile back I shared my six favorite kitchen tools. (Watch the video here.) Well, today I'm going to show you Round 2 of my favorites. Now, you can be a great cook--and a healthy one--without most of these tools and appliances, but boy do they ma...  Read more

8 Useful Kitchen Tools for the Healthy Cook

This time of year, it seems like we're all spending more time in the kitchen. Whether you're baking cookies for a big family party or just making dinner on a Tuesday night, having the right tools makes cooking more enjoyable. Today I'm s...  Read more

Planting a Thought about Home Gardening

This late October morning, as I turned the soil in my vegetable garden preparing to plant cool-season vegetables, it occurred to me what a multiple blessing it is to have a kitchen garden, no matter what its size, whether it's on acreage or in small...  Read more