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The Universe under our feet – Soil

The Universe under our feet – Soil

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Did you know that soil was alive? Many people do not realize this, something that on the surface may look look dead, but upon closer inspection is bustling with life!  Many people have misconceived notions about soil, it is usually

Planting Seeds 101

Planting Seeds 101

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So you got your seeds in the mail, you’re so excited … but not quite sure where to start? Still pondering what seeds to buy?Wondering what the difference between hybrid and heirlooms?Well first think of the space you are working

Contributing Back to the Local Community

Contributing Back to the Local Community

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The Local "Slow Money" movement poses a simple thought question for you:  ** What would the world be like if we invested 50% of our money within 50 miles of where we live? ** What if there were a new

Heirlooms vs Hybrids

Heirlooms vs Hybrids

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Over the recent months, we are often been asked what the difference between heirlooms and hybrids. The answer is quite simple and straight forward. Heirloom traditionally means that the seed variety has been bred for its desirable traits, superior taste

Half Year Resolution to be Greener

Half Year Resolution to be Greener

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There's something that happens to me on December 31 each year. I'm not sure if it's the lingering effects of tryptophan or my overindulgence in eggnog of the spiked variety , but I always fall for it – the idea

Get the most out of your Universal Studios Hollywood visit

Get the most out of your Universal Studios Hollywood visit

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Local or not, It's fun to play 'tourist' @ Universal Studios!   What I look forward to most on weekends is time spent with family and away from my computer.  Living in Cali for so many years, it seems we've

Responsible Travel Etiquette

Responsible Travel Etiquette

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Travel is about discovering new places and meeting new people. In my first blog on GreenGirls I will give some advises on how to be a good and green tourist. Before you leave home; read about the country you are

TV’s Top Chefs & Tastemakers @ 24th Great Chefs Go Green Go Organic

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TOP CHEFS AND LOCAL TASTEMAKERS SET THE STAGE  FOR THE 24th ANNUAL BENEFIT CELEBRATION OF GREAT CHEFS OF LOS ANGELES   WHAT: One of the city's most anticipated culinary extravaganzas, the 24th Annual Great Chefs of Los Angeles "Go Green,

Join Green Youth Movement @ The Food Rendezvous LA!

Join Green Youth Movement @ The Food Rendezvous LA!

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Come join Green Youth Movement @ The Food Rendezvous from 4 PM – 10 PM at Sparc: 685 Venice Blvd. where you can enjoy food and other handcrafted products from some exceptional local organizations. GYM will have a booth set

Change Starts with You

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The Deepwater Horizon continues to be the worst environmental disaster in our nation's history. I'm not sure exactly what the majority of people feel, but I do know some have feelings of despair or helplessness stemming from not knowing what

Growth Spurt

Growth Spurt

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This is my second summer of unrequited gardening.  I never considered myself a gardner–I can’t seem to keep house plants alive, but the Santa Monica sun smiled on my garden this past Spring, yielding an abundance of gorgeous lemons, mixed