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Water is a pretty hot topic. Of late, there has either been too much or too little. Bermuda has recently experienced flooding from extreme weather events and this trend is likely to continue. There are four ways homeowners can make a difference managing storm water runoff from their property which at the same time can reap unexpected rewards—a silver lining. Upgrading or designing a landscape has the power to increase a home’s curb appeal and its sales value as well…


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Modern Victory Gardens or Square-Foot Gardening

Square-foot gardening was popularized by Mel Bartholomew in the 1980s as a different approach to organizing and developing sustainable food-production processes for individuals. Based on a four-foot-square plot of arable land, the garden was sectioned into individual square-foot areas, 16…


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Great Gift Idea: Portable Herb Garden

Get crafty and construct this portable herb garden, which includes fresh mint, thyme, parsley, basil, chives and other herbs. To make, plant herbs in a wooden wine crate using organic soil. Make sure to tell the recipient to put the…


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Cooking and Growing Fresh Mint

There is no better time than spring to freshen up with mint. Also known as menthe, mint is considered a super plant because it supports a healthy digestive system; by activating the salivary glands, it helps the body to begin…