Blogs

 

Blogs Tagged As:
"garden"

Entries tagged with: garden

12 result(s) displayed (1 - 12 of 12):

user-pic

The Moneyless (Vegan) Man - Review

Jess Parsons | March 4, 2014 | Green

Read More: activism, compost, consumer, free, garden, health, home, money, recycling, reusing, vegan, waste, water

You may already have heard of vegan Mark Boyle, the former businessman who vowed publicly to live totally without money for an entire year. With my interests, this was a book I had to grab from the Librarian Recommended......

user-pic

. . . and then to something completely different

John Davis | October 17, 2012 | International

Read More: garden

I’m writing this at about 33,000 feet, somewhere over the North Atlantic. The first major IVU visit to California is now over, next year we’re off to another first in Malaysia. San Francisco and Los Angeles were very different events......

user-pic

Happy Vegan Hunting - 9 Frugal Secondhand Investments

Jess Parsons | September 15, 2012 | Lifestyle

Read More: Beans, cooking, food storage, free, frugal, garden, gifts, juicing, secondhand, Soup, sushi, yogurt

I'm an avid secondhand shopper. Here are some winning vegan goodies that you can always find in the secondhand shops. For similar reasons, these are also items you might score from Freecycle - if you haven't signed up yet, what......

user-pic

5 Productive New Year's Workouts

Jess Parsons | January 1, 2012 | Health

Read More: fitness, frugal, garden, healthy body healthy mind, kids, New Year's resolution

Resolved to have a fitter New Year?  Here are some holiday workouts that leave you with more than just an endorphine rush. Caution:  Don't try all of these workouts in one day without medical advice. Try on all the......

user-pic

Happy Vegan Thanksgiving - Frugal Vegan Stuffing

Jess Parsons | November 21, 2011 | Food

Read More: Christmas, family, frugal, garden, holiday, home cooking, Thanksgiving, vegan recipes

Just in time for Thanksgiving and early enough to plan for Christmas - my other easy "use it up" bread crusts recipe:  Yummy Vegan Stuffing.Not for the birds!  This is the dish to take to your family Thanksgiving so......

user-pic

Eat More Fruit and Whole Grains - Frugal Vegan Fruit Pudding

Jess Parsons | November 8, 2011 | Food

Read More: frugal, fruits, garden, home cooking, vegan recipes, whole grains

I like to cook with what I have.  And this healthy fruit pudding can be made with practically anything.  Of course, I used my garden-fresh organic rhubarb.  With this recipe, I also transformed the bread end collection from our......

user-pic

Planting for Summer - the toilet rolls rocked!

Jess Parsons | November 6, 2011 | Green

Read More: frugal, fruits, garden, organic, vegetables

The summer squash seeds love their free biodegradable planters and showed their appreciation with big green leaves.And the beans we planted at Small Poppies were going bonsai for lack of soil depth in that cute little decorated pink tub...unlike......

user-pic

Free Eco-friendly Seed Planters - from the trash!

Jess Parsons | October 27, 2011 | Green

Read More: environment, free lunch, frugal, garbage, garden, green, kale, parsley, recycling, reusing, sprouts

My winter parsley and kale are rapidly going to seed as the sunshine hits the garden.  I cleared the kale and made a whole crock pot of soup.  If I want juicy tomatoes, tender squash, lettuces, a cucumber or......

user-pic

What I learned by growing my own

Jess Parsons | October 10, 2011 | Food

Read More: fruits, garden, sleep, Soup, sprouts

In a previous episode I showed off my winter window tomato garden. The small tomatoes have continued to ripen and deliver a sweet treat every once in a while. Like this morning! The larger ones have sadly not advanced......

user-pic

A Free Lunch - Vegan Soup

Jess Parsons | September 11, 2011 | Food

Read More: free lunch, frugal, garden, lowfat, organic, vegan soup, vegetable, weeds

I weeded the garden yesterday in a fit of Southern Hemisphere spring energy.  For those concerned about how much eating healthy costs, let me brag about the harvest.- 4 tiny potatoes- 5 leaves of kale- 3 dandelions- 10 bunches......

user-pic

Fruits and Vegetables - How Expensive is too Expensive?

Jess Parsons | September 2, 2011 | Food

Read More: compost, cost of food, garden, healthy food, money, potatoes, soup, Vegan Recipes, vegetable, waste

This New Zealand article shows that food prices only keep going up - "most of it down to the increasing cost of vegetables" at 15.9%.Crops are being damaged by extreme weather.  Climate change is already biting us where it......

user-pic

Winter Window Harvest

Jess Parsons | August 28, 2011 | Food

Read More: garden, homegrown, New Zealand, organic food, tomato, vegetable, winter

At the end of our New Zealand summer growing season, I planted some eager tomato volunteers for my first ever experiment with growing tomatoes inside. My winter window tomatoes then... My winter window tomatoes now! I've eaten two of the......