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Elvia Padilla-Medel's Blog (2)

When does gardening become too expensive?

I follow the blog "Former Chef," written by a..former chef...who gardens and who posts great recipes. Recently, she posed this question to her readers. I have to say, this is an issue that has crossed my mind, and it did give me pause. After thinking it over, this was my reply. Hope it provides you some food for thought, and I hope your gardens are happy and healthy!

So far I have spent 25 on mulch, 25 on turkey compost,…


Added by Elvia Padilla-Medel on April 6, 2010 at 1:30pm — 6 Comments

My first blog post....

So, this is my first blog post! Ever!

A bit of background: I live in South Austin, am married, and the mother of two great kids. I really, really, reallly, want a successful garden! I think it's so important for my kids to grow their own food. They LOVE it, too--I think all kids do; it's just natural to them. I also love how gardening can be this family activity. It feels very unifying, like you're going on an adventure together! I am passionate about health and well-being,and also… Continue

Added by Elvia Padilla-Medel on March 28, 2010 at 10:30pm — 5 Comments


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