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Raised Beds Gardening Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Raised Beds Gardening.

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

7 Hidden Ways to Get Better Sleep

As a college student, I had my fair share of sleepless nights. But as I matured (and learned from the adverse affects I suffered because of those late nights), I began to realize that at the core of a healthy, long life is good sleep. Surprisingly, w...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Composting

When organic matter such as leaves, grass clippings and food scraps break down, you get compost, a dark, dirt-like "soil" that is rich in nutrients. Compost happens even without human involvement; for example, the leaves that fall on the fo...  Read more

Exercising with Lower Back Pain

It’s a common problem for many who exercise. It makes everyday activity difficult, and scares a lot of people away from any physical activity. It’s lower back pain. For those of you who suffer from it, there is hope.  While there...  Read more

The Benefits of Growing Your Own Food

Environmentalists have been admonishing us for years to conserve fuel to lessen our impact on the planet. Some of us have taken heed by walking, biking, carpooling, combining trips, or trading in our SUVs for hybrids. While you probably appreciate th...  Read more

Most know hubby on journey with me. We raise our g
Updated 6/27/2016 9:57:07 AM

Most know hubby on journey with me. We raise our grandson. He's visiting his mom but will be home next week. Picky eater ! How do I manage feeding him and keeping us on track. He's 14 and no weight problem. Help !...  Read more

#Motivation Went to bed at midnight, slept till 12
Updated 6/25/2016 6:38:21 PM

#Motivation Went to bed at midnight, slept till 1230noon. I guess I was tired? I have to buy a scale today-old scale broken. batteries no help. I had 1 1/2 lb of crab legs last night. gave me a migraine. I need moderation goals....  Read more

The last time I stayed in the bed for 2 months aft
Updated 6/25/2016 7:42:48 AM

The last time I stayed in the bed for 2 months after my mother passing I developed a blood clot in each lung. They're gone now after 6 months still on blood thinners.....  Read more

I'm going back to bed!! Sleeping until 9am...hopef
Updated 6/24/2016 7:25:07 AM

I'm going back to bed!! Sleeping until 9am...hopefully...  Read more

Finally getting to bed. Going to get about fours o
Updated 6/24/2016 2:12:05 AM

Finally getting to bed. Going to get about fours of sleep before my turn to stay up with baby. Lol hope y'all have a wonderful morning and Ill be back this afternoon! #keepmovingforward...  Read more

Gardening some of my groceries!!

I have planted a couple of raised garden beds with all kinds of veggies, strawberries & some new things I don't normally eat. It gives me exercise and will save me money in the long run. The beds are reusable for several years!! The extra fruit & veg...  Read more

Mulching the Garden Helps Me So Much!

I have started a herb garden in addition to my veggie garden[with flowers outlining it!] and since my hubby mulched the herb garden for me, those weeds are being stifled and much LESS showing UP! So, it's off to the garden supply store to get mulch f...  Read more


Anyone who loves gardening and wants to combine this love with their desire to be fit and healthy!...  Read more

A Guide to Growing Your Own Living Salad Garden

A refreshing summer salad starts with turning a bit of dirt right in your own backyard. There’s nothing more satisfying than a hearty, healthy bowl of greens and veggies handpicked from your own garden or back porch planter box. Whether it'...  Read more

Bigger Products for Bigger Fun

Being a larger or handicapped person is not easy. I won’t even go into the societal issues, but it is just difficult to find products that fit your lifestyle or assist you in ways that may be difficult to talk about. Well, I have researched sit...  Read more