Wilmington Community Gardens

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Community gardens are a great way to enjoy the pleasure of communing with nature and growing your own food. They provide people in urban areas with a plot for growing and others, who may be more fortunate in the area of land, to bond with other gardeners. Many of Wilmington’s community gardens exist in the downtown area, where building and …

Easy Gardening with Kids

Easy Gardening with Kids

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Teaching kids to grow things is like eating chocolate cake for dinner. It’s sweet and you want to do it every day of the week. Besides, there is something soul nourishing about growing plants. Maybe it’s just the magic of nature, but something touches my heart whenever I put a seed or a plant in the ground and watch it …

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10 Plants to Improve Indoor Air Pollution

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When people hear “air pollution” they usually think of the air polluted by carbon monoxide from cars or sulfur dioxide from factories. They don’t think of the air inside their homes, which can be polluted by mold and pollen, tobacco smoke, pesticides, household cleaners, asbestos, formaldehyde, and lead, to name a few. This can be especially bothersome during the winter, …