D.I.Y. Fridays – Starting Seeds in Recycled Produce Containers

by Nicole Wines Recycling, upcycling, repurposing…whatever you want to call it, we are always looking for ways to reuse materials that would normally be thrown away to help keep our impact on the waste stream low.  Although I’m not personally … Continue reading

Film Review: Open Sesame – The Story of Seeds

by Nicole Wines OPEN SESAME – THE STORY OF SEEDS “What makes a seed grow?… …You need sunshine, you need water, you need love.” ~Open Sesame – The Story of Seeds This inspiring documentary film by M. Sean Kaminsky follows … Continue reading

D.I.Y. Fridays – Homemade Granola

by Nicole Wines This is what I made for this week’s D.I.Y. Fridays, because granola is just so much more fun (and more tasty) when you make it yourself!  The measurements can be adjusted according to taste, I’m just giving … Continue reading

Harvesting Seeds – A Growing Collection

It’s harvest season and our friends and seed library members are busy harvesting and saving seed.  This statement and these photos were posted September 26 by Wendy Weiner (a.k.a. The Front Yard Farmer) of Transition Monmouth, a collaborator on the … Continue reading

Seed Saving Resource – Seed to Seed

by Nicole Wines There are so many gardening books out there, it’s easy to build a huge library of books with a lot of nice plant photos that you never really use.  But for each topic or area of gardening, … Continue reading

Raíces Eco-Culture Seedling Sale Fundraiser 2013

Grow your own vegetables, greens and herbs, and support Raíces Eco-Culture while you do it! Get your summer garden seedlings from the Raíces annual seedling sale. All seedlings are grown from organic, non-GMO seed. Check out the post for a list of seedlings.

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Happy Full Snow Moon – A Picture Post to Welcome Spring

by Nicole Wines Today’s full moon started the last full moon cycle of winter. For Raíces EcoCulture, it marked the beginning of the time for welcoming spring. We have been busy preparing our seeds for planting, planning our gardens and … Continue reading