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Budget Gardening & Composting Under $5 {TV Video}

Budget Gardening Composting-Talk-of-the-Town

I shared my favorite budget gardening and composting tips on Talk of the Town today – and all can be accomplished for under $5! Getting ready to go live on #TalkOfTheTown in 10 minutes! Stay tuned for my budget #Gardening & #Compost tips. A photo posted by Sami Cone (@thesamicone) on Mar 27, 2015 at 8:54am PDT Watch the video …

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Pruning

I have a beautiful plant that a friend gave me a couple years ago.  It started out as only two branches, and while one branch thrived, the other became weak and small.  When I asked my mom how to treat the sick branch, she informed me that I must cut the longer branch and replant it because its roots were …

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My 2011 Garden: Lettuce Plants

This weekend was BEAUTIFUL in Nashville! So much so, that instead of just driving by Home Depot, I decided I must stop in to find lettuce plants to start my 2011 garden. I know, I know…I’m a glutton for punishment after my $30 organic tomato gardening adventure last year that only resulted in 4 measly green tomatoes after months and …

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Home Grown Tomatoes: My $30 Organic Tomato Gardening Adventure

Ever since moving to Tennessee, I was determined to have a home garden. However, this can be quite difficult when living in an apartment (and even more so when I’ve never gardened before, that is, aside from a few herbs and such). So when I wanted home grown tomatoes, I went to my local depot store to ask advice for …

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Free Cheekwood Admission this weekend

For those of you in Nashville, Cheekwood art & gardens is offering FREE admission this weekend! We haven’t been yet because admission is typically $10, but my mom is to town today for a visit and I’m so excited to be able to take her and the kids, especially with this FABULOUS weather we’ve been having! I’ve also heard they …

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Summer Vacation = Healthy Eating

It’s summertime! Which means different schedules, fun in the sun and family vacations! As our own family prepares for a road trip next week, I’ve been wondering how we can make sure to keep up healthy eating habits even though our daily routine will go out the window. Even when you’re being thrifty, you can still eat healthy. Make it …

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